Kristen Kreamer, CRNP, MSN, AOCN, APRN-BC

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Recent developments in lung cancer therapy. Oncology Nursing Society Advanced Practice Conference, Chicago, Ill., 2007;
Lung cancer prevention and detection: A changing paradigm, NCCN Advanced Practice Nursing Conference, Hollywood, Fla., 2007
Symptom and side effect management of lung cancer patients during multimodality treatment, Radiation therapy conference for nurses and dosimetrists, Philadelphia, Pa., 2007

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner
Medical Oncology

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Clinical Expertise:


Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner;
Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification (AOCN);
Advance Practice Registered Nurse, Board-Certified (APRN-BC);
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)

Medical Education

University of Pennsylvania, Post-Masters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, 1996;

Yale University, New Haven, Conn., Masters of Science, Nursing Medical-Surgical Program Oncology, Nursing Specialty, 1982

Honors and Awards

Assistant Secretary for Health Award, US Public Health Service Contributions to the care and treatment of persons with AIDS and HIV infection, 1989

Outstanding Nurse in the Cancer Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York, 1985

Professional Societies

Oncology Nursing Society - both National and Philadelphia Area;
Sigma Theta Tau International, Kappa Zeta Chapter

Research Interests

2006 Thesis advisory committee member, Art Therapy Masters Program, Drexel University, 2006;

"The Relationship Between Self-care agency and Functional Ability in Cancer Patients at Home," Unpublished Masters' Thesis, Yale University, 1982


Kreamer, K. (2003) Getting the low-down on lung cancer. Nursing 2003, November;
Kreamer, K. (2001) Management of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Implications of the Disease and Treatment. CBCE Monograph, Irving, Texas;
Kreamer, K. & Lynch, M. (1998) Fluid and electrolyte imbalances. In: F. Preston and R. Cunningham (Eds.) Clinical Guidelines for Symptom Management for Symptom Management in Oncology. New York: Clinical Insights Press, Inc.