February 2013 VOL 4, NO 1


Breast Cancer, Original Research

Navigation Needs for Breast Health and Breast Cancer Populations in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

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

Breast cancer remains the most feared disease by all women, unrelated to their race, ethnicity, or age. Among major cancers, cancer of the breast is the most common cancer in [ Read More ]

Survivorship

Improving Cancer Survivorship for Adolescents and Young Adults

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, Associate Center Director, Patient-Centered Initiatives & Health Equity, GW Cancer Center, Washington, DC 

Abstract: Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors face challenges of transitioning to adulthood as well as long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment. These unique AYA survivorship [ Read More ]

Lung Cancer

Assuring Lung Nodule Surveillance: A Navigation Model

Gean Brown, RN, OCN 

The American Cancer Society reports that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women and that more people die each year from lung cancer [ Read More ]

Letters from Lillie

The Expansion of AONN

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

Hello and welcome Spring 2013! This issue of JONS is particularly unique. You will have the opportunity to learn about a successful navigation model for patients with lung nodules which, [ Read More ]