Policy & Advocacy

The Impact of COVID-19 on Advocacy Organizations

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
The COVID-19 pandemic has financially impacted organizations that have provided support for patients with cancer.

Taking Up the Fight for Cancer Patients' Access to Care

Elizabeth Franklin, PhD, MSW
Oncology navigators see the effects drug policies have on patients firsthand, and AONN+ has been actively engaged in the debates surrounding prescription cancer drug access and pricing. Elizabeth Franklin discusses the need for AONN+ continue its work in patient advocacy and how it is as important now as it has ever been.

Amplifying Our Voice: Being Part of the National Conversation on Cancer

Elizabeth Franklin, PhD, MSW
AONN+ Policy and Advocacy Chair Elizabeth Franklin explains why AONN+ has joined with national coalitions and why it will continue to add its voice to the policy conversation on healthcare, both for patients and for the profession of oncology navigation.

Protecting and Promoting the Navigation Profession and Our Patients

Elizabeth Franklin, PhD, MSW
Career Social Worker and AONN+ Leadership Council Member Elizabeth Franklin discusses the motives behind the creation of the AONN+ Policy and Advocacy Committee and the impact that policies at every level have on patient care.