CPAN Advocacy Chat: Get to Know Your Oncology Care Team: Oncology Nurses

Advocacy Groups | <b>COA Patient Advocacy Network</b>

August 11, 2021

On August 11, 2021, Advocacy Chat members took a look inside the care process and gained an appreciation for the hard work these professionals put in to deliver excellent care to their patients.

Brenda McGarr, RN, is an oncology nurse at Augusta Oncology in Augusta, GA. With more than 17 years in the field, Brenda has experience from around the field, operating as an oncology nurse navigator, inpatient nurse, case manager, and other positions. Additionally, Brenda is the CPAN Chapter Leader for Augusta Oncology, working with passionate advocates to make sure their voice is heard from Atlanta to Washington, DC. Her unique wealth of perspectives helped viewers understand the oncology nurse life and how they work together with other care professionals to support patients.

This event was be part of our virtual CPAN Advocacy Chats series – short, monthly educational webinars on key cancer issues and the policies that impact them. Each month will feature a new topic and special guests joining us. Patients, survivors, caregivers, and other cancer care advocates are all invited to join us for these free, interactive, virtual events!