News & Updates

AONN+'s ER+ Premenopausal Breast Cancer Journey Pathway Wins PM360 Pharma Choice Award

Cranbury, NJ (February 28, 2024)—The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is pleased to share that PM360, a leading trade magazine for marketing decision-makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostic industries, has named AONN+’s estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) Premenopausal Breast Cancer Journey Pathway, supported by TerSera Therapeutics, as the Pharma Choice Award – Variety Silver Winner.

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Selects Sites to Participate in National Acuity Quality Initiative

CRANBURY, NJ (Oct. 4, 2023) – The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators’ (AONN+) National Navigation Acuity Taskforce is developing a standardized, validated, evidence-based Navigation Acuity Tool for oncology navigation programs. When finalized, the acuity tool is expected to help oncology navigators characterize the intensity of the patient navigation workload, aid in the allocation of resources, and measure the effectiveness of navigation on patient outcomes.

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Announces New Leadership Council Members

CRANBURY, NJ—Each year, the AONN+ Leadership Council strives to bring novel ideas and perspectives to the table through the addition of new members.

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Calls Upon Healthcare Teams to Integrate Sustainable Patient Navigation Services Into Standard Oncology Care

CRANBURY, NJ (Aug. 11, 2023)—Patient navigation is one of the only evidence-based interventions that effectively addresses disparities in oncology care.

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Applauds the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for Including Reimbursement for Oncology Patient Navigation in CY24 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposal

In recognition of the recent announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposing payment for community health integration services, the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) sees this opportunity as a key initiative to strengthen and accelerate the oncology navigation footprint in every community.

Tigerlily Foundation and the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) Partner on #InclusionPledge to Eliminate Disparities for Black Women Living with Breast Cancer

April 24, 2023 - Tigerlily Foundation (Tigerlily) announced today that the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) has committed to the #InclusionPledge—an unprecedented global, multistakeholder initiative focused on diversity, inclusion, and eliminating disparities for Black women living with breast cancer.

AONN+ Policy and Advocacy Committee Kicks Off 2023 by Supporting Two Cancer Leadership Council Letters

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators’ (AONN+) Policy and Advocacy Committee kicked off 2023 by supporting two Cancer Leadership Council letters. The first was related to the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters (NBPP) for 2024, and the second focused on the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) in the Affordable Care Act.
New Low-Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) Guidelines Expand Screening Opportunities

New Low-Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT) Guidelines Expand Screening Opportunities

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated their recommendations on qualifications for annual LDCT screens. Institutions should begin to prepare for an influx of patients due to the expansion in qualifications.

The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators, in Collaboration with The American Cancer Society, Launches Navigation Metrics Toolkit

August 11, 2020 (Cranbury, NJ): The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+), in collaboration with the American Cancer Society (ACS), is proud to announce the launch of the Navigation Metrics Toolkit. This strategically designed toolkit provides navigators guidance on how to select, implement, report, and utilize navigation metrics to help improve patient care and foster navigation program development and growth.

ANAB Awards National Accreditation to AONN+ Foundation for Learning, Inc.

August 3, 2020 (Cranbury, NJ): The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has accredited AONN+ Foundation for Learning under ISO/IEC 17024, Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons.