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ONS Responds to New York Times Photograph

ONS Responds to New York Times Photograph
Monday, March 2, 2015
In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, ONS responds to an article that features a photograph of a nurse administering chemotherapy without using personal protective equipment. 

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ONS recently submitted a letter to the editor of The New York Times in response to its February 22, 2015 article “Health Care Opens Stable Career Path: Taken Mainly by Women.” A photograph within the article illustrates a nurse administering chemotherapy without using personal protective equipment, gloves, gowns, or eye protection.
In the letter, ONS recommends safe handling procedures and writes that patients receiving chemotherapy should expect their nurses to use protective equipment.  

ONS New York City Chapter to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ONS New York City Chapter to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell
Friday, May 29, 2015
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of ONS and the 30th anniversary of the NYC Chapter, Amanda Hughes, president of the NYC Chapter, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on May 29, 2015, to ring the closing bell.

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ONS New York City Chapter rings Nasdaq closing bell
Members of the ONS New York City (NYC) Chapter will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 3:45–4 pm Eastern time. In honor of the occasion, Amanda Hughes, RN, MSc, OCN® , NYC Chapter president, will ring the closing bell. 
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About ONS:
ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.
Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Together, ONS and the cancer community seek to reduce the risks, incidence, and burden of cancer by encouraging healthy lifestyles, promoting early detection, and improving the management of cancer symptoms and side effects throughout the disease trajectory.
The New York City Chapter was established in 1985 and is one of the largest in the country with close to 1,000 members. New York City members are involved in all aspects of cancer care as well as community outreach, education, and mentorship. The chapter's board members are involved in projects to help new chapter development both nationally and internationally. The chapter is a supportive community of nurses helping each other stay at the cutting edge of cancer care.
About Nasdaq:
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit or
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