Patient Quality of Life

See on – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer ACS CAN is the nation’s leading cancer advocacy organization that is working every day to make cancer issues a national priority. Heather Swift‘s insight: Increasing access to palliative care (it’s not end-of-life care) is a core part of our new campaign to improve the quality … Continue reading

Capitol Connection | ons connect

See on – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer Heather Swift‘s insight: Capitol Connection is a monthly legislative update from the ONS health policy department’s Capitol Connection Blog, alerting members to the latest policy issues important to oncology nurses. With nurses continuing to be the most trusted healthcare providers, ONS raises awareness among decision … Continue reading

Survey Chemo Drug Shortages Too Common

See on – Advocacy Action & Issues in Cancer “(HealthDay News) — More than 80% of oncologists report being unable to prescribe their preferred chemotherapy agent due to shortages, according to a letter to the editor published in the Dec. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. “It is becoming increasingly difficult … Continue reading

MBCN Year in Review – 2013

Originally posted on MBCNbuzz:
by Shirley Mertz, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network President As we approach the end of the year, I want to report to you what MBCN has accomplished in 2013– with your help and support. We created a new logo this year to better reflect our mission—educating, empowering and advocating.    Here are the…

2013 Blog Highlights; Top Five Articles

Originally posted on elyn jacobs:
It is a new year, a time to reflect on all that you have done and to focus on the long healthy life you intend to live. Hold to your heart the affirmation that you are and will be a survivor. Today is the first day of the rest of…