Open Access Articles

Meghan Underhill-Blazey
Darcey Rodriguez
Sally A. Norton
ONF 2022, 49(3), 193-200 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.193-200
Purpose: Although risk-reduction interventions for inherited cancer can significantly reduce cancer risk, they may also lead to distressing symptoms. It is not well understood how clinicians support patients in managing such concerns. This scoping review describes nonsurgical, nonpharmacologic...
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ONF 2022, 49(2), E3 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.E3
Each abstract has been indexed according to first author. Abstracts appear as they were submitted and have not undergone editing or the Oncology Nursing Forum’s review process. Only abstracts that will be presented appear here. For ONS Congress ® scheduling information, visit Data...
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Clara Granda-Cameron
Yvonne McLean Florence
Lisa Whitfield-Harris
Jeannette Kates
Jessica Marie Lenzo
ONF 2022, 49(2), 113-124 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.113-124
Purpose: To explore the perceptions of African American survivors and caregivers about participation in clinical trials. Participants & Setting: 13 participants were enrolled and participated in one of the focus groups, and 11 participated in two focus groups. Methodologic Approach: A...
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Denice Economou
Peggy Burhenn
Carolina Uranga
Heeyoung Kim
Can-Lan Sun
Vani Katheria
Dale Mitani
Matthew J. Loscalzo
Arti Hurria
William Dale
ONF 2022, 49(1), 11-20 DOI: 10.1188/22.ONF.11-20
Purpose: This article describes the qualitative analysis of goal achievement by oncology nurses who attended a gero-oncology course. Participants & Setting: Four annual programs were completed and included 140 teams of oncology nurses from cancer settings across the United States. Methodologic...
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Joseph A. Vena
ONF 2021, 48(6), 648-656 DOI: 10.1188/21.ONF.648-656
Purpose: To investigate the experiences of young adults with lymphoma during the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants & Setting: 8 young adults with Hodgkin or non-Hodgkin lymphoma from one National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center in the northeastern United States. Methodologic Approach:...
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Christina Crespi
Lynsie Adams
Tamryn F. Gray
Desiree R. Azizoddin
ONF 2021, 48(5), 491-505 DOI: 10.1188/21.ONF.491-505
Problem Identification: Adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer commonly report future fertility as an important issue in care. Despite long-standing guidelines on fertility counseling and the trusting relationship between nurses and patients, little is known about the nurse’s role in...
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Stella Ngozi Dike
Wyona M. Freysteinson
ONF 2021, 48(4), 371-389 DOI: 10.1188/21.ONF.371-389
Problem Identification: African American (AA) women have a higher mortality rate for cervical and other cancers and are less likely to have received the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine than White women. Mothers play a significant family role and have a unique relationship with their daughters...
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Michelle Pembroke
Julie Bradley
Martina Mueller
Michelle Mollica
Lynne S. Nemeth
ONF 2021, 48(3), 279-290 DOI: 10.1188/21.ONF.279-290
Objectives: To determine the feasibility of incorporating a brief animated educational video shown during the radiation therapy (RT) consultation appointment for patients with breast cancer and to collect preliminary quality-of-life data. Sample & Setting: 20 participants with breast cancer...
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Ashley L. Artese
Natalie J. Whitney
Kyle E. Grohbrugge
Lynn B. Panton
ONF 2021, 48(2), 166-172 DOI: 10.1188/21.ONF.166-172
Objectives: To compare lean mass, fat mass, and bone mineral density (BMD) in the affected arm (the arm on the side where breast cancer was present) and unaffected arm of breast cancer survivors without lymphedema. Sample & Setting: 38 breast cancer survivors who had completed primary treatment...
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Victoria K. Marshall
Barbara A. Given
ONF 2020, 47(6), 637-648 DOI: 10.1188/20.ONF.637-648
Objectives: To describe patient satisfaction with an interactive voice response (IVR) system to assess adherence and symptom management in patients newly prescribed an oral anticancer agent (OAA). Sample & Setting: Patients prescribed a new OAA were recruited from six comprehensive cancer...
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