March 2019 Vol 10, No 3
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is delighted to work with the Biden Cancer Initiative (BCI) to help advance our common goal of improving outcomes for patients with cancer.
Karen E Wickersham, PhD, RN, Kendall Powell, BS, Irene Guterman, MS, RN, CNL, CYT, Catherine O’Malley, MS, RN, Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN
The authors evaluate patients’ use of the Internet and patient portals in an outpatient cancer clinic.
Evaluating the Feasibility of Using a Mobile App to Track Oncology Patient Navigation Activities and Outcomes
Elizabeth A Rohan, PhD, MSW, HON-OPN-CG, Beth Slotman, MS, Emily Goettsche Tristani, MPH, Julie S. Townsend, Dana E. White, MPA, Kristi Fultz-Butts, MPH, Annette Gardner
The authors report on a study of a mobile app designed to assist with patient navigation services within cancer control programs.
Scientific study has begun to uncover the many medical possibilities for cannabis.
Patients with cancer, even in the most “favorable” of circumstances, often face hurdles to care.
Cancer rehabilitation is about making sure patients can take care of themselves and function independently, according to Stacye Mayo, MOT, OT/L, CLT-LANA, Senior Director of Clinical Operations for ReVital, a nationwide comprehensive cancer rehabilitation program.
Whether an oncology navigation program is just starting out or has already become a well-oiled machine, there are usually a few—or perhaps, quite a few—ways that a navigation program can potentially be improved, according to Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG, Co-Founder and Program Director of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+).
A 12-month supervised exercise program improved cardiovascular function in women undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer—including anthracyclines and taxanes—while cardiovascular function decreased among controls who did not exercise according to the program guidelines.
A commentary on the government’s efforts to reduce the price of drugs for patients who have cancer or other chronic illnesses.
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