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New $2.3 million workplace intervention aims to reduce exposure risk for oncology nurses

Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Nursing and Comprehensive Cancer Center have received a $2.3 million grant to study oncology nurses' exposure to hazardous drugs, including identifying ways to reduce exposure. According to Christopher Friese, Ph.D., R.N., AOCN, FAAN, there are significant acute and long-term side effects from hazardous drug exposures in oncology settings, but not enough evidence-based, risk-reduction efforts to protect health care workers.

Continue reading about this study designed to promote safety at chemotherapy infusion sites .

09.03.14 - A one-two punch for brain tumors? New clinical trial opens at U-M

08.12.14 - Breast cancer research at U-M benefits from multi-platform charitable shoe sale on QVC

08.06.14 - Maize and Blue Go Pink at the Somerset Collection for breast cancer research

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09.17 - Zumbathon for Thyroid Cancer

09.21 - Bladder Cancer Support Group

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