How an Oncology Social Worker Answers the Question, ‘Why Do You Do What You Do?’
An oncology social worker, who is also a cancer survivor, describes life lessons learned through work and personal experiences.
What the 12 Days of Christmas Looks Like for a Cancer Caregiver
A caregiver writes a poem expressing joy over her daughter’s clean scan results after having had breast cancer in her own version of the 12 Days of Christmas.
Geriatric Assessments May Open the Door to High-Quality Conversations About Frailty and Aging-Related Concerns in Older Patients With Advanced Cancer
Frail patients older than 70 years who underwent geriatric assessment and received pertinent advice related to those results were more likely to have high-quality conversations with their oncologists about age-related concerns like physical activity and cognition.
Incorporating Empathy and Compassion During Cancer Treatment
A knowledgeable and compassionate oncology nurse can make a huge different in a patient’s cancer treatment.
Cancer Is Not My Sister, and My Sister Is Not Her Cancer
A woman describes the grueling experience of watching cancer attack her sister's body and wishing she could stop it.
‘A Rock and Gem’ of the Cancer Center
One patient details how her oncology nurse was the caring energy she needed when undergoing treatment for cancer.
Moving On From Painful Cancer Memories
A mother explains how difficult it is to forget about the painful memories of her daughter's cancer experience and how she is moving forward, one step at a time.
An Entire Team's Effort to Care for Patients With Cancer
One person credits an entire oncology nurse team for going above and beyond during cancer treatment.
Genuine Care and Advice for Patients With Cancer
One person describes an oncology nurse practitioner as one to give practical advice and guidance for everyone she encounters.
Oncology Nurses Combine Expertise With Compassion
One oncology nurse shows the power of compassion and knowledge with every patient she cares for.
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