Structuring a Study of Interpersonal Communication in Breast Cancer NavigationDecember 11th 2018
A team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing set out to better understand the interpersonal communication components of breast cancer navigation services.
Distance Caregivers Often Experience More Distress and Anxiety Than PatientsMay 19th 2018
“While there is substantial research documenting the psychosocial characteristics in cancer patients and local caregivers to date, none have focused solely on the comparison of patients with their distance caregivers,” the researchers stated in an abstract presented by AnnMarie Papik, B.S.
Oncology Nurse Practitioners Can Streamline the Cancer Treatment ProcessMay 18th 2018
How are patients with cancer triaged at key points throughout their journeys? Who helps them understand their diagnoses or treatments and prioritizes what to do next? Who pulls in the resources needed to make sure patients get what they need as expeditiously as possible?
Pivot Nurse Role Improves Satisfaction, Quality of Life in Patients with Lung CancerApril 12th 2018
The Pivot Nurse in Oncology (PNO) role appears to make a substantial difference in care for patients being treated for advanced lung cancer, according to a study presented at the European Lung Cancer Congress (ELCC) 2018.