Laura Wood, RN, MSN, OCN, Megan Price, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Virginia Seery, CRNP, MSN
Megan Price, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, and Virginia Seery, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, discuss their approach to conversations with patients and families regarding first-line therapy for advanced renal-cell carcinoma. They also describe what resources they share with patients to help them after the initial consultation.
Earlier this year, oncology navigators from across the country attended the AONN+ Virtual Midyear Conference. This monograph will review the proceedings from 4 key sessions at the conference covering topics of smoking cessation, making a business case for financial navigation, screening in the covid era, and geriatric oncology.
At the recent AONN+ Annual Conference, experts in oncology navigation convened virtually with conference attendees to offer their insights in furthering the efficacy of navigation. This monograph will review the proceedings from 4 key sessions covering the timely topics of telehealth, mental health and the oncology patient, prehabilitation and rehabilitation, and value-based oncology care.
“There’s a lot we don’t know about lung cancer screening,” according to Denise Aberle, MD, who spoke at the recent American Association for Cancer Research International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research. However, certain measures can be taken to lower false-positive and overdiagnosis rates, lessen costs, ameliorate patient suffering, and correctly identify screening cohorts, she asserted.