The world of breast cancer management is changing, just as the statistics for the disease has improved over the past decade.
Cancer and its treatment can have long-lasting or late-onset effects. A robust survivorship program, founded on distress screening and survivorship care plans as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and Commission on Cancer (CoC), can offer support, guide treatment, and provide education in the years after completing cancer treatment.
Implementing a Survivorship Program in a Community Hospital–Based Cancer Center to Meet Standard 2.20 for NAPBC Accreditation
The impetus to create a survivorship program at our community hospital–based cancer center was our desire to attain NAPBC accreditation.
Electronically Generating the Treatment Summary (TS) and Survivorship Care Plan (SCP) for Cancer Survivors from a Tumor Registry
Kathleen Brant, CTR, Regina Franco, MSN, ANP-C, Stephanie Hoopes, BSN, RN, OCN, Matthew F. Hudson, PhD, Patricia Leighton, MSN Ed, OCN, ONN-CG, Douglas McCormick, MSN, APRN-BC, Mark A. O'Rourke, MD, LeAnn Perkins, MSN, ARNP, Julia Yates, RN