December 2017 Vol 8, No 12
Nurse Navigator Amy Jo Pixley reveals how she organizes her day, prioritizes her work load, implements metrics, and cares for individual patients.
Where Fear Begins: The Effect of a Nurse Navigator Home Visit to Decrease Distress in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients
Kae R. Livsey, MPH, PhD, RN, Sarah E. Mannle, DNP, FNP-C, John C. Rossitch, MD, Ruth Smith, DNP, RN, CN-BN, Elizabeth Tait, PhD
The authors examine and assess the effect of a nurse navigator home visit in reducing distress among women who have been newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
A psychological intervention called Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM), specifically developed for people with advanced/metastatic cancer, reduced depressive symptoms and the chances of developing depression compared with usual care, according to results of a randomized trial presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
At the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, Dr. Jeanne Carter shared research from her program at MSKDD to update attendees on current finding, newer assessment instruments, and clinical tools to identify sexual health concern in women with cancer.
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