April 2012 VOL 3, NO 2


Review

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and NCCN Member Institutions

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

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, ONN-CG 

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, ONN-CG 

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 ]