Yale University researchers say a community-based, collaborative oncology navigation approach works better than primarily hospital-based services in helping underserved minority women with breast cancer.
In episode 15 of the AONN+ Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation podcast, experts discuss Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Needs Assessment of Young Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer and how oncology navigators can learn from these findings.
Some studies suggest that a breast cancer diagnosis correlates with divorce rates. Oncology navigators can assist patients who may be experiencing relationship troubles by keeping an open line of communication.
AONN+ is dedicated to the education of oncology navigators to confront the evolving landscape of patient care through innovative resources, continuing education activities, and navigator-specific certifications.
Some patients may find it difficult to give up smoking, even after being diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. These patients, and their family members, may require unique support through their diagnosis.