Caring for the Whole Patient-for Nurses, It Comes NaturallyOctober 25th 2015
More and more Americans are embracing complementary medicine to help manage their illnesses alongside conventional therapies, and in oncology, nurses know well how important these interventions can be to improving patient and survivor quality of life.
Patient Advisors and Navigators Join Forces to Improve Cancer CareOctober 23rd 2015
Cancer centers throughout the country are faced with an increased demand for cancer care and a shrinking oncology workforce.1 As a result, institutions are struggling to find innovative ways to deliver patient-centered quality care in a cost-effective manner.
Preparing Oncology Nurses to Provide Palliative Care to Patients and FamiliesOctober 15th 2015
Research has demonstrated that integrating palliative care early for patients with advanced cancer improves outcomes such as quality of life, mood, patient satisfaction, prognostic understanding, health service use, and survival.