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.
The Hopemore spa offers specialty spa services to cancer survivors, but it is also just like any other luxury spa. This unique dual-focus design allows it to provide an inviting and relaxing spa atmosphere to all their clients while at the same time providing discreet services to patients with cancer, according to Jeanna Doyle, spa owner, and Kris Astroff, director of skincare at The Hopemore spa.
Does access to insurance always translate to access to cancer care? The unfortunate reality in the United States is that health outcomes in patients with cancer rely heavily on whether a person has private insurance, public insurance, or is underinsured or uninsured, according to Amy Davidoff, PhD, MS, social and behavioral scientist administrator at the National Cancer Institute.
Catching & Addressing Threats to Care & Health, or CATCH, is a reporting system that tracks navigators’ interventions and their positive outcomes. Made a CATCH recently? Be recognized for your accomplishments!
With a malignancy like lung cancer, early detection can quite literally mean the difference between life and death. Despite this, lung cancer screening and incidental pulmonary nodule (IPN) management are still sorely lacking in the United States, according to Kim Parham, BSN, RN, CB-BN, vice president, Strategic Partnerships and Clinical Liaison, Thynk Health, and Shawn Perkins, BSN, RN, OCN, a thoracic services nurse navigator at Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional.