Barriers to Care

Barriers to Care, Original Research

The Relationships Between Psychosocial Factors and Group Cohesion in African American Women with Breast Cancer

Pearman D. Parker Hayne, MPH, RN, BSN1; Swann Arp Adams, PhD2; Sue P. Heiney, PhD, RN, FAAN1
1College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
2College of Nursing, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Purpose: Nurse navigators and other nurses working with cancer survivors often lead patient and family support groups. An important component of a successful group is group climate, the relationships formed [ Read More ]

Barriers to Care

Breaking Down Barriers to Care Can Ease Cancer Patients’ Burden

Sharon S. Gentry, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN, ONN-CG
Breast Nurse Navigator
Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center
Winston-Salem, NC 

When facing one of the most difficult challenges of their lives, many cancer patients and their families also have to deal with overwhelming barriers to care. Having a navigator to [ Read More ]