June 2015 VOL 6 NO 3


Letters from Lillie

Measuring the Impact of Our Navigation Programs

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS 

Hello everyone. It is my pleasure to introduce you to the newest issue of the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship. It is packed with new knowledge and information that [ Read More ]

Survivorship

Cancer Support Services Outside of Clinical Settings: An Evaluation of LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Cancer Navigation Program

Katherine Treiman, PhD, MPH 

Katherine Treiman, PhD, MPH1; Carla Bann, PhD1; Linda Squiers, PhD1; Bree Hemingway, MPH2; Sarah R. Arvey, PhD2; Emily Eargle, MSSW2; Ruth Rechis, PhD2 1RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC; 2LIVESTRONG [ Read More ]

Interview with the Innovators

Impact of Psychosocial Distress on Cancer Care: An Interview with Diane Robinson, PhD

Diane Robinson, PhD 

The Journal of Oncology Nursing & Survivorship spoke with Diane Robinson, PhD, at the fifth annual Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) conference, held at the Walt Disney [ Read More ]

Patient Navigation

Patients’ Experience with Cancer Care: Impact of the National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program

Lauren McCormack, PhD 

Lauren McCormack, PhD1; Katherine Treiman, PhD, MPH1; Carla Bann, PhD1; Shelton Jones, MS1; Irene Prabhu Das, PhD2; Julia Rowland, PhD2; Neeraj Arora, PhD2,3; Steven Clauser, PhD2,3 1RTI International; 2National Cancer Institute; [ Read More ]

Evidence into Practice

How 7 Nurses Maximize Their AONN+ Membership—This Is Your Invitation to Join Our Evidence into Practice Subcommittee

Pam Goetz 

Seven Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) members want you to know about a membership benefit that you might have overlooked. Everyone knows about the newsletter, the conference, [ Read More ]

Evidence into Practice

A Coincidence Turns into a Career

Penny Daugherty, RN, MS, OCN 

I became a nurse almost by coincidence, even as I realize it was meant to be. I was at home with my third child who, at age 6 months, was nursing [ Read More ]

Survivorship

Physical and Functional Impairments and Physical Therapy Utilization in Cancer Survivors of Puerto Rican Descent

Ann Marie Flores, PT, PhD, CLT 

Ann Marie Flores, PT, PhD, CLT1; Jason Nelson, MPH2; Dinorah Martinez Tyson, PhD3; Rebecca Stephenson, PT, DPT, MS, WCS4; Katherine L. Tucker, PhD5  1Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Movement [ Read More ]

Nurse Navigation

Metrics for Successful Nurse Navigation

Alice Goodman 

The role of the nurse navigator in helping patients through the trajectory of their journey from diagnosis to treatment to survivorship has evolved, and in many settings, the nurse navigator [ Read More ]

Survivorship

Nuts and Bolts of Survivorship Care Plans

Phoebe Starr 

Advances in cancer treatment have led to a growing number of survivors, with 14.5 million survivors in 2014 and a projection of 19 million survivors by 2124. Survivorship care planning [ Read More ]

Online Exclusive, ONS 2015 Meeting Coverage, Patient Navigation

Lay Navigators Improve Patient Care

Alice Goodman 

Lay navigators can improve the care experience and coordination of care for patients with cancer, as a demonstration program instituted in the Outer Banks of North Carolina shows. At the [ Read More ]

Online Exclusive, ONS 2015 Meeting Coverage, Patient Navigation

The Birth of Patient Navigation

Alice Goodman 

Healthcare navigators are an important component of cancer care, but what are the origins of the idea of patient navigation? At the 2015 Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting, Harold P. [ Read More ]