August 2013 VOL 4, NO 4

Commentary, Viewpoints

Oral Adherence

Pam Goetz 

I’ve never met MMA, but I can tell one very important thing about her from the blog she wrote about adherence to therapy at home. MMA is not a “difficult” [ Read More ]

The Patient's Voice

Adherence to Therapy at Home: The Personal Touch


I spent 8 long months in a city far from my own, undergoing intense chemotherapy and then an autologous stem cell transplant. Eventually, after a longer-than-I-would-have-liked stay in the hospital [ Read More ]

Evidence into Practice

About Elaine Sein, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN

Elaine Sein, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN 

Senior Project Manager Fox Chase Cancer Center Partners Chair, Quality, Outcomes, and Performance Improvement Committee Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators I began my journey in oncology nursing more than 40 [ Read More ]


Current State of Care Transitions and Cancer Survivorship

Danelle Johnston, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN 

Introduction: A review of the literature was done to evaluate the current evidence regarding the barriers that influence the transition of care in cancer survivorship and impact patient quality of [ Read More ]

Tools and Resources

Resources of Potential Benefit to You and to the Patients You Navigate

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

Part 3 of a 5-Part Series Patient Education, Advocacy & Resources ( The patient resources on this website include details on a range of Genentech-partnered programs for people faced with [ Read More ]

Letters from Lillie

Current State of Cancer Transitions and Cancer Survivorship

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

Dear Reader, I hope everyone has enjoyed their summer! We are now even closer to our 4th Annual AONN Conference in Memphis. I am hoping to see you there. We [ Read More ]