Oncology Nursing Forum

  • Anxiety and PTSD Symptoms During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Women With Breast Cancer

    ONF 2022, 49(3), 201-205 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.201-205

    Objectives: To examine (a) the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and (b) the impact of socioeconomic factors on COVID-19–related anxiety and PTSD symptoms.

  • Virtual Reality for Symptom Management in Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Quality Improvement Initiative

    ONF 2022, 49(3), 233-241 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.233-241

    Objectives: To evaluate the effects of virtual reality (VR) on symptom distress, such as depression, anxiety, and pain, experienced by individuals receiving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

  • Precision Medicine Testing and Disparities in Health Care for Individuals With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Narrative Review

    ONF 2022, 49(3), 257-272 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.257-272

    Problem Identification: Precision medicine initiatives provide opportunities for optimal targeted therapy in individuals with non-small cell lung cancer. However, there are barriers to these initiatives that reflect social determinants of health.