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The ONS/EONS Congress Roundtable Discussion with VJOncology and OncoAlert

The treatment of cancer continues to evolve rapidly, with expanded therapeutic options and changes to clinical practice. Additionally, the care of patients with cancer has been complicated in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic. Oncology nurses are at the forefront of cancer care, looking after patients and their carers day-to-day. It is therefore vital to share information and educate nurses to maintain their knowledge and skills, to ensure the best care for their patients.

In this podcast, Gilberto Morgan, MD, Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, chairs a thoughtful discussion with Darcy Burbage, DNP, RN, AOCN, CBCN, Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Director-at-Large, Oncology Nursing Society, Christine Ladd, MSN, RN, OCN, Patient Care Services, Sentara Norfolk General & Sentara Independence Infusion Centers, VA, and Helena Ullgren, ONS, MSc Palliative care, PhD Student, Karolinska University Hospital and Regional Cancer Center, Stockholm-Gotland, Sweden, on the most important updates and the latest research in oncology nursing and how it all affects Medical Oncologists. The topics covered include innovative approaches to improve patient care, precision medicine, COVID-19 and cancer care, and supporting informal caregivers.

Date: 10th September 2020