Deborah R. Gomer, BSN, RN, OCN, CCM, CHC
Oncology Care Manager, Optum, St. Johns, Florida; Author of The By-Your-Side Cancer Guide: Empowered, Proactive, Prepared
August 2020 Vol 6 No 4
Nurse navigator Deborah Gomer explains the causes, symptoms, and prevention methods of mucositis, an oral and digestive system condition interfering with eating, swallowing, and talking and affecting roughly 50% of patients who receive chemotherapy.
February 2019 Vol 5 No 1
When anxiety becomes overwhelming, it can add to the difficulties of dealing with cancer. Cancer survivor and nurse navigator Deborah Gomer provides easy-to-use breathing exercises that help restore calm and alleviate anxiety. Remember to breathe!
June 2018 Vol 4 No 3
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Now that summer is here, understand the risk factors and apply prevention measures to avoid skin cancer.
August 2017 Vol 3 No 4
Oncology Nurse Deborah Gomer shares her insights about the challenges of staying hydrated during cancer treatment and offers a recipe for making your own healthy alternative to energy drinks.
October 2016 Vol 2 No 5
Fatigue and tiredness are not the same. Tiredness is what you feel when you don’t get enough sleep, when you overexert yourself, or when you skip a meal. A good night’s sleep, a nap, or a nutritious meal can be rejuvenating. Fatigue is different.
Last modified: June 29, 2018