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  1. Quest For Girls

    a great opportunity for an internship to become an OR nurse had been offered to me, but after this diagnosis, everything was put on hold. A disease that affects 1 in 8 with today's statistics, is a very scary thing. This article is to "lighten t...
  2. The Importance of a Self-Breast Exam Breast changes are normal throughout a woman’s lifetime. Breast morphology varies during menstrual periods, pregnancy, lactation, menopause, or hormone therapy. Self-breast exams should be an integral part of ...
  3. Offservice

    We take any number of off-service patients. While we are a respiratory and infectious disease ward, we were known to be able to make a bed for anyone. Today is bipap, tomorrow is suicide protocol for a soldier from the local base. We could do it all....
  4. VioletKaliLPN

    Cancer Made Me a Better Nurse

    I have been a Nurse for five years, I love it. I work in a skilled Nursing facility, and I am a summer camp Nurse. Those are my two loves. Part of my job as a Nurse in a skilled Nursing facility is to give sad news, the other aspect is to be a Nurse ...
  5. jeastridge

    Breast Cancer Simplified

    My phone lit up with a message from a friend in a nearby town. "Let's get together for lunch this week.” I responded with, "Sure, what's up?” Her answer made me sit down. "Breast cancer.” Breast Cancer Statistics The "C" word is met with for...
  6. Many RNs work in acute care and do not give insurance a second thought. Most people have Obama Care under the Affordable Care Act, right? As an RN in acute care you may not be aware of this growing trend. A new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncolo...
  7. Breast cancer and cervical cancer screening tests in the United States dropped significantly when COVID-19 cases spiked, according to CDC health scientists. Introduction In the United States, over the past years, the incidence of breast canc...
  8. Most everyone knows that women are at risk for Breast Cancer and should do monthly self-exams. What about Men? They are at risk, too, especially if they have a history of certain types of cancer in their family. Even though men tend to have a lower...
  9. Presentation A 45-yr-old, white, premenopausal woman presents for her annual exam. About 5 weeks ago, she noticed a small, painless lump in the upper outer quadrant of her left breast. "I didn't think much about it because I've had so many lumps ...