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2010-03-15 05:17:00

WILMINGTON, Del., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN(®), CBCN(®), clinical nurse specialist at the Christiana Care Breast Center at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, is the 2010 recipient of the Pearl Moore Making a Difference Award from the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090407/DC95299LOGO ) ONS is a professional organization of 37,000 registered nurses and other health care...

2009-04-30 08:30:00

"Coping with Cancer from the Outside In" Program to Launch at the Annual Oncology Nursing Society Congress THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and ONSEdge, a subsidiary of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), today announced that they will partner alongside celebrity make-up artist and cancer survivor Jan Ping to support a new educational campaign, Coping with Cancer From the Outside In. The initiative is aimed at educating oncology nurses about the...

2009-04-30 08:30:00

'Coping with Cancer from the Outside In' Program to Launch at the Annual Oncology Nursing Society Congress THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen and ONSEdge, a subsidiary of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), today announced that they will partner alongside celebrity make-up artist and cancer survivor Jan Ping to support a new educational campaign, Coping with Cancer From the Outside In. The initiative is aimed at educating oncology nurses about the skin-related...

2009-02-14 15:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Findings released today at the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 10th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research reveal that isolation was the strongest predictor of social disconnection in African American women with breast cancer. The study, presented by Sue Heiney, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN, of the Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center in Columbia, SC, described the concept of social disconnection and the sociocultural influences that may...

2008-11-11 06:00:22

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), the largest professional oncology association in the world with a membership of more than 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in oncology patient care, has been accredited with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) certification. Pittsburgh-based ONS is the twenty-eighth organization to achieve Gold Standard accreditation, recognizing their efforts to meet an exceptionally high standard of cancer prevention, screening...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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