Media Library

Wealth of Information in JONS

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS | Testimonials

Lillie praises the Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) for its wealth of information from a variety of experts in the field. The publication provides all-encompassing information for navigators and is one of the…

Creating a Navigation Program – Where to Begin

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS | Role of the Navigator

Beginning a navigation program can be intimidating and there is not one program that fits every institution. Lillie recommends visiting other institutions that have established programs as a starting point. She also explains that practices…

AONN+ Provides Resource for Establishing Navigation Programs

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS | Resources for Navigators

In addition to visiting other institutions that have established navigation programs, Lillie explains that AONN+ is an excellent resource for establishing navigation programs. As a professional organization with a membership of navigators, they have information…

Marketing Troubles for Nonaccredited Practices

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS | Resources for Navigators

Lillie discusses the disadvantages for institutions that are not Commission on Cancer accredited, including difficulties drawing newly diagnosed consumers and referring physicians to the practice. The accreditation requires the practice to meet certain standards that…

Savvy Consumers Appreciate NCI Designation

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS | Resources for Navigators

Though it's no small task, Lillie explains that achieving the Commission on Cancer Accreditation is important and offers the benefit of becoming an NCI-designated cancer center. This is something savvy consumers are looking for when…

Community Resources Abound

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS | Resources

Lillie Shockney suggests that one of the best ways for navigators to access resources for their patients is by looking to options available in their community.

Oncology Care Must Be a Team Approach

Linda Bosserman, MD, FACP | Personalized Medicine

Dr. Bosserman explains that her practice takes a team approach to patient care. They divide the work to increase discussion with the patient and improve access and treatment. This is crucial to the care process…

Proactively Providing Services

Vicki Kennedy, LCSW | Clinical Pearls

Vicki Kennedy stresses that there are many ways to engage patients in conversations about what they need as part of their cancer care. She suggests that the best tip is to locate resources and be…

Accreditation – A Double-Edged Sword

Linda Bosserman, MD, FACP | Accreditation

Accreditation is important in setting standards. Dr. Bosserman explains, however, that as funding has dried up, fewer hospitals are willing to put up the money in pursuit of an accreditation that no one is requiring.

BCI Affects and Survivorship

Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Stephen C. Malamud, MD | Interview with the Innovators

Dr Susan K. Boolbol talks about the importance of objective evidence provided by the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) in treatment decision making.

BCI and Adherence

Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Stephen C. Malamud, MD | Interview with the Innovators

Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol discuss the importance of using a clinically validated test such as the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) and its impact on patient confidence in their treatment plan.

BCI Payer Education

Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Stephen C. Malamud, MD | Interview with the Innovators

Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol discuss payer adoption of the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) to ensure patient access and cost reimbursement.

Benefits of Breast Cancer Index

Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Stephen C. Malamud, MD | Interview with the Innovators

Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol consider the clinical utility of the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) as a test that separates those patients who are more likely to benefit from those who…

When to Use Breast Cancer Index

Susan K. Boolbol, MD, Stephen C. Malamud, MD | Interview with the Innovators

Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol discuss the circumstances in which they would use the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) to assist in determining whether to extend the adjuvant therapy of women with…

Managing and Navigating Patients with Polycythemia Vera

Emily A. Knight, RN | Polycythemia Vera

Emily A. Knight, RN of the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ, describes issues faced in managing and navigating patients with polycythemia Supported through funding from Incyte

PV Support Groups and Resources

Emily A. Knight, RN | Polycythemia Vera

Hear Emily Knight describe the various support groups available for patients with polycythemia vera and the resources available to them Supported through funding from Incyte

QOL Issues in Polycythemia Vera

Emily A. Knight, RN | Polycythemia Vera

Emily Knight presents why quality of life is a big issue in polycythemia vera and how she helps patients in management Supported through funding from Incyte

Value of Medication Adherence in Polycythemia Vera

Emily A. Knight, RN | Polycythemia Vera

Listen as Emily Knight discusses why medication adherence and educating patients with polycythemia vera is important Supported through funding from Incyte