Posts By: Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN

Vegetable Tart

Vegetable Tart Recipe

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I admit it, I am a meat lover, but I am trying to get on the “meatless Monday” train – maybe not always Monday, but I try to make at least 2 of our family weekday meals meatless each week.



I’ve got cancer and you want me to exercise??!

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People undergoing cancer treatment can – and should – exercise! It can provide relief from fatigue, pain, weight gain, insomnia and a whole host of issues people commonly experience.



Cancerversary

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Anniversaries often conjure up happy thoughts- a wedding anniversary, anniversary of quitting smoking, anniversary of starting a new job.  But when cancer is involved, an anniversary of a different kind becomes part of your memory.  I doubt that most people with diabetes can remember the day they were given this news.  But just about every…



Why I Choose Oncology Nursing & How You Too Can Choose This Rewarding Career!

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As I began to write this piece to tell aspiring nursing students why choosing oncology might be a great choice, I reflected on my own haphazard path into oncology. I guess I’d be lying if I said I choose oncology as a nursing specialty when I finished my BSN. Yes, I had a great experience…