General Oncology

Study Suggests Greater Focus on the Needs of Family Caregivers of Patients With Cancer

Study Suggests Greater Focus on the Needs of Family Caregivers of Patients With Cancer

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Nurses can play a key role in assessing financial strain and involving social workers or financial counselors.

Increased Diabetes Risk Associated With Cancer Development

Increased Diabetes Risk Associated With Cancer Development

A total of 494,189 men and women aged 20 to 70 years without diabetes and with no history of cancer were followed to evaluate cancer and diabetes development.

Drug Classification of Trastuzumab

Drug Classification of Trastuzumab

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Is trastuzumab classified as an immunotherapy? If so, how does it work?

Summit 2018: Navigating Patients With Hematologic Cancers

Summit 2018: Navigating Patients With Hematologic Cancers

With Theresa Ann Lown, BSN, RN. OCN, ONN-CG

Nurse Navigation and Difficult Conversations

Nurse Navigation and Difficult Conversations

With Cynthia Cantril, RN, MPH, OCN

An Acuity Tool for Nurse Navigation

An Acuity Tool for Nurse Navigation

With Diane L. Baldwin, RN, OCN, CBCN

CBCT Program Targets Compassion Fatigue, Depression, Burnout Among Clinicians

CBCT Program Targets Compassion Fatigue, Depression, Burnout Among Clinicians

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Various CBCT programs seek to address clinician burnout and compassion fatigue.

Summit 2018: Advanced Concepts in Nurse Navigation

Summit 2018: Advanced Concepts in Nurse Navigation

With Nik Buescher

Navigating Patients With Lung Cancer

Navigating Patients With Lung Cancer

With Rosemarie A. Tucci, RN, MSN, AOCN

Navigating Patients Receiving Immuno-Oncology Treatment

Navigating Patients Receiving Immuno-Oncology Treatment

With Kelly J. Brassil, PhD, RN, AOCNS, ACNSBC

Basic Aspects of Developing a Navigation Program

Basic Aspects of Developing a Navigation Program

With Judy B. Koutlas, RN, MS, OCN

Navigating Patients With GI Cancer

Navigating Patients With GI Cancer

With Jennifer Ibe, BSN, RN, OCN

Development of App Aimed at Improving Patient Navigation Services in Underserved Populations

Development of App Aimed at Improving Patient Navigation Services in Underserved Populations

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The technology will facilitate data entry for patient navigation activities, evaluation of one or more patient navigators (PNs), and generate reports.

Navigating Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

Navigating Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

With Colleen Palay, RN, BSN

Nav Summit 2018: Advanced Concepts in Nurse Navigation

Nav Summit 2018: Advanced Concepts in Nurse Navigation

With Barbara Lubejko, MS, RN

The Health Care Mortgage: Understanding the Complexities of Financial Toxicity

The Health Care Mortgage: Understanding the Complexities of Financial Toxicity

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Cost of cancer care is more than co-pays for medications and treatment. Cancer can affect a patient's ability to work compounding the financial costs of their care, as described in this presentation at the 2018 ONA Navigation Summit.

Survivorship: A Continuous Journey

Survivorship: A Continuous Journey

With Darcy Burbage, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN

A Lay Navigation Model for Caregivers

A Lay Navigation Model for Caregivers

With Jean Sellers, RN, MSN

Navigating Patients With Breast Cancer

Navigating Patients With Breast Cancer

With Mary Scheid, RN, OCN

Why Nurse Navigators Should Attend the ONA Nav Summit

Why Nurse Navigators Should Attend the ONA Nav Summit

With Pamela J. Haylock, PhD, RN, FAAN

Using Metrics and Data to Enhance the Navigation Workflow

Using Metrics and Data to Enhance the Navigation Workflow

With Kris Blackley, RN, MSN, BBA, OCN

Caring for Yourself: Resilience and Empowerment

Caring for Yourself: Resilience and Empowerment

With Deborah Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN

Vigorous Exercise Improved Life Expectancy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers

Vigorous Exercise Improved Life Expectancy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancers

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Researchers report on a retrospective cohort analysis that evaluated the long-term effects of vigorous exercise for survivors of childhood cancer.

Cancer Patients in Rural Areas Rate Timeliness, Quality of Oncologic Care Higher

Cancer Patients in Rural Areas Rate Timeliness, Quality of Oncologic Care Higher

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Using SEER-CAHPS data and experience surveys, researchers sought to determine perception of timeliness and quality of care among patients in urban areas vs those in rural areas.

Capecitabine Tolerance of EU vs US Patients

Capecitabine Tolerance of EU vs US Patients

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Why are European patients better able to tolerate high doses of capecitabine than US patients?

Intervention With Lay Health Workers Has Positive Effect on Cancer Patients' Experience

Intervention With Lay Health Workers Has Positive Effect on Cancer Patients' Experience

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An intervention utilizing lay health workers supervised by NPs lowered health care costs and improved patient satisfaction.

Senior Patients With Cancer Can Benefit From Palliative Radiotherapy

Senior Patients With Cancer Can Benefit From Palliative Radiotherapy

Researchers evaluated whether age is a predictor of pain response after radiotherapy for painful bone metastasis among 128 patients undergoing palliative radiotherapy.

Cancer in Children and Adolescents (Fact Sheet)

Cancer in Children and Adolescents (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet reviews cancer in adolescents and children, including possible causes, treatment, and the general outlook for childhood cancers.

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