April 2012 VOL 3, NO 2


Review

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and NCCN Member Institutions

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) is a nonprofit alliance of 21 of the world’s leading cancer centers. With the contributions of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops [ Read More ]

Original Research

Mujer A Mujer/Woman to Woman

Sally Cascella, MAHSN, BSN, RN, CNOR 

The Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center (NPBCC) is a comprehensive breast care center, providing screening, diagnosis, treatment, outreach, and supportive services. The center serves Connecticut’s southern Fairfield County, including [ Read More ]

Original Research

Breast Health Education and Cancer Awareness: A Community Hospital Embracing a Novel Approach

Danelle Johnston, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN 

Exculuding skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in women.1-3 In 2011, the American Cancer Society estimated there [ Read More ]

In the News

Promoting Breast Health Awareness on College Campuses

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Many any young women, ages 18 to 22, are away from their parents, living on college campuses and exposed to lifestyle behaviors that can increase their risk of getting breast [ Read More ]

Letters from Lillie

Community Outreach Challenge

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Dear Colleague, As we begin to welcome spring, we are also welcoming the opportunity to conduct more health fairs and other community outreach events to raise cancer awareness. This issue [ Read More ]