June 2021 Vol 12, No 6 | June 16, 2021
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, the oldest survivor-led cancer advocacy organization, created the widely accepted definition of survivorship and defines someone as a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis and for the balance of life.
Many breast cancer survivors experience changes in their sexual health related to cancer treatment.
Studies demonstrate that many gynecological (Gyn) cancer patients are reluctant to exercise during and after treatment due to fatigue and general weakness. This is the most distressing symptom affecting their quality of life.
High-Tech Navigation: Utilizing Digital Platforms and Developing Content in a Survivorship Navigation Program
Our team implemented a survivorship needs assessment in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to determine the specific needs of the cancer survivors in a specified geographic area.
Patient Satisfaction and Participation in Integrated Survivorship Visit vs Extended Consultative Survivorship Visit for Curative-Intent Breast Cancer Patients
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) promotes the goal to share best practices for survivorship and to address the question “Does the Survivorship Care Plan (SCP) Meet Patient Goals?” (Staci Oertle, RN, MSN, APN, AOCNP, AONN+ Survivorship Committee).
Stephanie Hoopes, RN, BSN, OCN, HNB-BC, Patricia Leighton, MSN Ed, OCN, ONN-CG, Jo Weathers, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN, Gina Franco, MSN, ANP-C, LeAnn Perkins, MSN, Pamela Cloys, MSN, ANP-C, Mark A O'Rourke, MD
Per the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 20 million cancer survivors by 2026.
Survivorship Care Plan Accreditation Standards: Implementation Practices and Ongoing Barriers Among Community Cancer Centers
Survivorship care plans (SCPs) have played an important role in cancer care for over a decade and are included in the quality metrics or accreditation standards of several institutions, including the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACS CoC).
Breast cancer survivors often report depression, anxiety, and stress before and after a breast cancer diagnosis.
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