June 2020

Peer Support Boosts Patients' Morale and Drug Adherence

June 21, 2020

Partner Perspectives

For patients facing a devastating illness like cancer, there is a need for support from all modalities – professional, family, and friends. A survivor mentor brings value to the mix.

How Will All the Other Needed Care Be Provided During the Pandemic?

June 20, 2020

Web Exclusive

Given the health care system’s current inability to properly address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it is fair to wonder how much other important healthcare will be neglected during the outbreak. We might also wonder what additional negative impact this will have on Americans’ health status.

Nurses Continue to Prove Their Adaptability

June 19, 2020

From the Chairman

I believe there is no better time than now for designating 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Nurses have been tireless in adapting the ways in which they provide cancer care, while ensuring patients continue to receive the best possible treatment.

Use Evidence-Based Practices to Lead Conversations on Sexual Health Issues

June 16, 2020

Adverse Events Report

Due to a lack of time or feeling uncomfortable, many clinicians don’t discuss the sexual issues that cancer survivors face. But leaning on evidenced-based practices may help bridge the conversation.

Assessing Family History: A Moving Target

June 12, 2020

Cover Story

Getting an accurate family history can be one of the most challenging things that nurses face, according to Suzanne Mahon, DNSc, a clinical nurse specialist at SLUCare physician group, St Louis, Missouri.