Aug 30, 2019
Seminars in oncology nursing
OBJECTIVES To discuss future direction and present an overview of the evolution of immunotherapy long-term toxicity issues, financial toxicity, and new emerging survivorship considerations. DATA SOURCES Peer-reviewed manuscripts, Web sites. CONCLUSION Cancer treatments involving immunotherapy have had a major impact on long-term survival, toxicity, and survivorship issues. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE Nurses play a pivotal role in the care of the cancer patient across the continuum. With the unique toxicities associated with immunotherapy, it is essential that nurses be keenly aware of all aspects of management, from physical to financial care.