News & Updates

The Lynx Group Announces Key Leadership Changes and New Appointments

The Lynx Group, a global strategic alliance of medical communications and education companies, and the official association management and marketing company of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+), is pleased to announce important changes to the organization’s leadership, effective January 1, 2020. The changes include 1 major leadership shift and 2 appointments to senior roles.

AONN+ Joins the National Navigation Roundtable in Comment Letter: Proposed Oncology Care First Model Shows Promise but Must Do More to Ensure Quality and Consistency of Patient Navigation

Cranbury, NJ – In a joint letter the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center), the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Navigators (AONN+) and the National Navigation Roundtable (NNRT) commends the potential Oncology Care First (OCF) model, but shares concerns about its guidelines for patient navigation.

CDC Awards Grant to FORCE & Partners for New Project to Increase Access to Credible Breast Cancer Information, News & Research

Tampa, FL (October 29, 2019) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $1.8 million to Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), the nation’s only nonprofit organization dedicated to men, women and families facing hereditary cancer. Together with Susan G. Komen® and the University of South Florida, FORCE will use this five-year grant to provide credible, evidence-based information and guidelines, links to clinical trials and supportive services for young women with breast cancer, their caregivers, community health workers, and health care providers.

AONN+ Signs Letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

AONN+ signs letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding changes to the Laboratory Date of Service Policy (DOS) impacting test results requirement.

Cancer Leadership Council Seeks Government Waiver for Colorectal Testing

AONN+ signs letter from the Cancer Leadership Council to address colorectal screening and cost-savings for patients.

Airbnb and Cancer Support Community Take Some of the Financial Pain Out of Cancer Care

Through a generous program, Airbnb and its hosts offer free lodging to patients needing medical stays in areas away from home.

The Time Is Now: An Interview with Leaders of the National Navigation Roundtable

Yvette Florio Lane
A new initiative, with buy-in from the main oncology patient navigation groups and the American Cancer Society, points the way to standardization and promises to transform the field. See what this will mean for you.

New Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators’ Initiative Aims to Empower, Educate, and Improve Quality of Life for Lung Cancer Patients

When a lung cancer diagnosis is made, the first thing that nearly every individual and their loved ones want are answers. What do I do next? How do I tell my children? Will I live? Making sure that newly diagnosed patients get the answers and information they need in a timely and consistent manner is the goal of a new initiative being spearheaded by the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+).

Carol Bustos Nominated for 2019 Folio: Digital Awards Audience Engagement/Community Manager of the Year

The Lynx Group announced today that Digital Communications Manager Carol Bustos has been nominated for a 2019 Folio: Digital Award.