Healthcare professionals' heavy patient loads challenge their ability to keep up with emerging treatments, including gene and stem cell therapies, new applications of older chemotherapy agents in dose intensive therapy, and the growing utilization of oral agents. Meanwhile, patients are overwhelmed emotionally and physically with their life-changing diagnoses, and struggle with uncertainty, numerous treatment options and negative side effects.  Oncology Clinical Nurse Educators work closely with healthcare professionals, patients and families to enhance both disease and drug management.