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May 2011 VOL 2, NO 3


Letters from Lillie

Celebrate Yourself

It’s May. And that means it is National Oncology Nursing Celebration time! I hope that those of you in this profession are pausing from the hectic schedules of attempting to [ Read More ]

Screening

Screening Mammography In Breast Cancer Survivors

Diana L. Miglioretti, PhD 

The number of women with a personal history of breast cancer is increasing, and these women have a long-term risk of developing a new or recurrent cancer in the conserved [ Read More ]

Survivorship

A Look At Cancer Survivorship

In March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the “Cancer Survivors— United States, 2007” report. The bad news is that cancer still represents a major burden on [ Read More ]

Original Research

Breast Patient Navigation Program Hopes To Reduce Disparities Among Hispanic/Latina Women

Dawn Lagrosa 

Having identified healthcare disparities reflected in the incidence of morbidity and mortality of breast cancer among Hispanic/Latina women (HLW), a team of nurses, Gina Miranda-Diaz, MSN, MPH, RN-CBPN-I; Magaly Fernandez-Ghander, [ Read More ]