A Leader With a Sweet Smile and Dedication to Her Patients
One colleague details how her fellow oncology nurse puts her all towards her patients and sets an example for others at her center.
Knowledge and Compassion Can Be a Phone Call Away
A patient undergoing treatment for neuroendocrine tumors maintained a positive attitude about his cancer through phone calls from his care manager to check in after appointments, among other efforts.
‘Relentless and Incredible Compassion’ Towards Patients With Cancer
An oncologist details how his oncology nurse has helped him for over 12 years and makes him look forward to caring for over 80 patients every day with her support.
The Difficult Task of Negotiating With Insurance Carriers
One oncology nurse helped her patient with cancer by talking with his insurance carriers to provide a drug he needed for treatment.
Family Connections With a Cancer Diagnosis
A caregiver discusses the grueling experience of not knowing whether cancer could strike one of her children or family members again at any given moment.
‘A Gem and a Wonderful, Caring Nurse’
A patient details how an oncology nurse made him feel better in more ways than one while undergoing cancer treatment.
A Fighting Caregiver
An oncology nurse’s experience with her own cancer journey has made her a strong support system on several levels for patients with cancer.
The Gentlest Blood Draws
A patient details how a nurse made her experience with blood draws, which can be difficult due to compromised veins, a much more pleasant one.
An Oncology Nurse With a ‘Caring, Loving, Healing Attitude’
From blankets to coupons, one oncology nurse makes sure that her patient has what they need before, during and after cancer treatment.
Oncologic Care With Great Compassion and Professionalism
A patient nominates her oncology nurse, who stood by her side when receiving chemotherapy for nearly a year.
Recurrence and the Choices of a Caregiver
After her sister's cancer recurrence, a woman explains her choice not to assume the caregiver role this time around. "While my sister battles cancer this time, I will be her sister," she writes.
‘The Shining Light for All Patients With Cancer’
A retired special education teacher reflects on a pediatric oncology nurse practitioner who helped her teach children with neurocognitive issues impacted by cancer and its treatments.
The Unique Dynamic of a Mother-Daughter Cancer-Caregiver Relationship
In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, the hosts of the ‘Stage 4 Clinger’ podcast share the story of their cancer and caregiver journeys and how it led to the conception of their podcast.
When an Oncology Nurse is ‘Created to be a Healer’
An oncologist notes how her practice nurse implements her personal experience with loss from cancer towards her care of patients currently receiving cancer treatment.
An Oncology Nurse Wears Many Hats
A cancer survivor details how her oncology nurse was also a therapist and social worker for patients as they received chemotherapy.
‘Treadmill of Survivorship’ With a Supportive Oncology Nurse
A patient with ovarian cancer details the compassion she experienced with her oncology nurse even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lifting Weight Off of Patients’ Shoulders
Three different people describe similar experiences with someone who stands alongside them during their journeys.
Childhood Cancer Survivor Becomes Oncology Nurse and Hero
A mother credits her son’s oncology nurse for saving his life and their entire family with her smile, grace and endless commitment.
Using Group Therapy as a Learning Experience for Patients With Cancer
A patient with cancer recalls his experience with group therapy started by a nurse that helped him learn more not only from her but from others in similar situations.
Easing Worried Patients During Difficult Times Throughout Cancer Treatment
A colleague writes about an infusion nurse that has the bedside manner to make patients’ experiences with cancer a little calmer with her sense of humor and knowledge.
A Blessing to Everyone She Helps
A manager describes how an oncology nurse helps patients with cancer including her own mother.
Taking the Extra Step for Patients With Cancer
One nurse describes how her colleague incorporates compassion into every aspect of her role as an oncology nurse.
Unsung Heroes Among Oncology Nurses
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.’
Our Extraordinary Angel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
World of Contributions
"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."
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.
Impacting Communities Around Her as a Patient and Nurse
A doctor describes a nurse that he recruited for his own practice while she was receiving treatment for breast cancer.
An Oncology Nurse’s ‘Tremendous Impact on My Quality of Life’
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.
An Oncology Nurse That Does It All
A clinical office practice nurse embraces the positive with her patients and strives for improved outcomes, even when it may not seem possible.
Incredible Hero Without A Cape
"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."
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