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July 17th 2021
By Ann Cruz, RN, B.S.N.
One nurse describes how her colleague incorporates compassion into every aspect of her role as an oncology nurse.
July 16th 2021
By Dee Martinez
A woman describes a nurse that helped her mother during her cancer journey, a time that can be described as an ‘unwanted and unwelcomed horror in their life.’
July 11th 2021
By Kristy Bonnet
A wife and caregiver describes the oncology nurse who helped her husband until he died from cancer and made an impact on his whole support system.
July 6th 2021
By Ramon Parsons, MD
"Whereas scientific and organizational developments have been landmarks for Dr. Hirsch, his care for patients has always been in the center and, as a cancer survivor himself, he will always have patient care at the forefront."
By Debbie Legault
A caregiver explains how she and her daughter soaked up as much joy as possible during the few hours her daughter felt close to normal after breast cancer treatment.
July 5th 2021
By Hengbing Wang, MD
A doctor describes a nurse that he recruited for his own practice while she was receiving treatment for breast cancer.
By Theresa Ferguson
A patient with lung cancer details her experience with her certified registered nurse practitioner who has been her guiding light even when she feels guilty about smoking for so long.
July 3rd 2021
By Carolyn Arnold, B.S.N., RN
A clinical office practice nurse embraces the positive with her patients and strives for improved outcomes, even when it may not seem possible.
By Bethany Webb
"Although Carolyn loved her role as a navigator, she realized she could help patients with lung cancer with a screening program to help with earlier detection."
July 1st 2021
By Chinedu Onugu
A patient wrote about his oncology nurse when receiving chemotherapy, whose personality helped him look forward to his sessions.
June 27th 2021
By Lisa Hineman
One team of oncology nurses rose above the challenges during the pandemic to continually care for their patients in different ways.
June 26th 2021
By Johny Almazor
A colleague details how an oncology nurse goes above and beyond no matter the task, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 25th 2021
By Sarah Manning
One colleague describes her fellow nurse as someone who puts patients at ease during treatment.
June 22nd 2021
A mother describes how her daughter discovered a lump that led to a breast cancer diagnosis.
June 21st 2021
By Judith Glanz
From public health professional to a patient with breast cancer, this person details the selfless that an oncology nurse exhibits in her daily life.
June 20th 2021
By Moriah Moore
As a hard-working mom and administrator, one nurse shows her passion and fight to get the best care for patients with fibrolamellar carcinoma.
June 19th 2021
By Christen Elledge, MD
An oncologist describes how gifted and compassionate her primary nurse is with the clinical team and with patients with genitourinary and gynecologic cancers.
June 18th 2021
By Lynne Blom
A patient with metastatic breast cancer credits her oncology nurse’s compassion for giving her the strength to persevere during her cancer journey.
June 15th 2021
By Jane Biehl Ph.D.
A cancer survivor describes how oncology nurses have had a deep impact on her during treatment.
June 14th 2021
By Audrey Ricker
From physical therapy for pain to an emergency room visit ending up in a cancer diagnosis, a patient describes her experience with an oncology nurse with whom she attributes a positive recovery experience.
June 13th 2021
By Ron Cooper
A cancer survivor shares five ways that caregivers can provide support.
By Benny Gordon
A patient wrote about the smile and hug he received every time he went for a doctor’s visit, in addition to the wealth of information she provided whenever he had questions related to his cancer.
June 12th 2021
A caregiver describes the imprint her daughter’s oncology nurses left on her heart.
By Emily Capece
A mother describes how an administrator was able to help connect her and her son to the care that he needed for fibrolamellar carcinoma.
June 11th 2021
By Donna Martin-Tap
A patient describes her experience with a nurse shortly after her breast cancer surgery, which involved relocation to another facility.
By Chardele Miller
A patient describes her experience with a nurse who had the ability to make patients feel like they’re not in the cancer center receiving treatment with her humor and cheerfulness.
June 2nd 2021
By Colleen Moretti
Sociodemographic factors such as race, marital status, health status and age all played a role in understanding which patients and survivors are receiving informal care from a family member or friend during and after treatment.
June 1st 2021
By Linda McCarthy
A patient describes the connection that she has with a senior research nurse at the institution where she has been enrolled in a clinical trial since 2019.
By Paul Kukucka
A patient with multiple myeloma nominates a nurse who is the welcoming face patients sometimes need when going for doctor’s visits.
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