April 2011 VOL 2, NO 2


Patient Navigation Becomes New Standard For Cancer Program Accreditation

Elaine Sein, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN 

Patient navigation and care coordination have been a focus in healthcare for several years because of the fragmentation that commonly occurs among access, diagnosis, and treatment. This strong national movement [ Read More ]


Hand-Off Communication Among Navigators

Karyl Blaseg, RN, MSN, OCN 

Patient care navigation at the Billings Clinic Cancer Center spans the continuum of care from outreach efforts targeted at early detection through survivorship care planning. Care navigation can be defined [ Read More ]

Original Research

Needs of Older and Elderly Cancer Survivors

Marietta Stanton, PhD, RN, CMAC, NEA, BC, CCM 

A self-administered questionnaire was distributed to a convenience sample of cancer survivors (N = 237) attending an annual cancer survivors’ day organized by a community cancer center. Responses were used [ Read More ]

Letters from Lillie

An Expanded Resource For Navigating Cancer Care

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

I am thrilled to serve as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. I am confident that this peer-reviewed journal will provide a great deal of valuable content [ Read More ]