Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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An Arthritis Drug That Kills Deadly Skin Cancer

Scientists seeking treatments for a deadly type of skin cancer say an existing arthritis drug slows the growth of melanomas and could be combined with a drug being developed by Plexxikon and Swiss drugmaker Roche

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When The Nurse Wants To Be Called Doctor

With pain in her right ear, Sue Cassidy went to a clinic. The doctor, wearing a white lab coat with a stethoscope in one pocket, introduced herself.

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Confronting Health Disparities Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Youth

Research indicates that the social stigma that surrounds lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) teens leads to a variety of health risks such as substance use, risky sexual behaviors, eating disorders, suicidal ideation, and victimization. Clinicians and health researchers are trying to improve the health and well-being of U.S. LGBT teens. Clinicians can start by providing LGBT teens with high-quality, preventive care in a regular, private, and confidential environment.

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Cancer Care-Can a Caring Nurse Make a Difference?

Nurse plays a major role in cancer care. The nurse care in cancer care focus is not only on the medical aspect but also on the emotional aspect of care.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer