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William C. Dooley, MD, FACS, Surveyor and Member, CoC, G. Rainey Williams Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Oklahoma, explains the significance and historical background of the unique lapel pin he wears.
William C. Dooley, MD, FACS, Surveyor and Member, CoC, G. Rainey Williams Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Oklahoma, describes how patient care in the areas of his state where many Native Americans live is affected by the unique geography of the land and US social history. He explains the legacy of the scholarships offered to Native Americans through the University of Oklahoma.
William C. Dooley, MD, FACS, Surveyor and Member, CoC, G. Rainey Williams Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Oklahoma, explains how the funds from the tobacco settlement and some creative strategies have been applied to public health programs, especially in the treatment of cancer among Native Americans.
AONN+ Co-Founder and Program Director Lillie D. Shockney discusses her involvement with US TOO, an advocacy organization for patients with prostate cancer. Ms Shockney speaks about the need to revisit the way decisions about treatment are made to ensure that the needs of the patient are foremost and that the treatment does not harm the patient.
Healthcare is a vitally important issue for the nation, and it is essential that people from all sides of the issue work together to find solutions says AONN+ Policy and Advocacy Committee Chair Elizabeth Franklin
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.
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.
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.
Claire White speaks to the need for nurse navigators to continue helping to break down the economic and social barriers that prevent all people from having equal access to advanced treatments.
Nurse Navigator Claire White talks about the barriers that block novel treatments from reaching certain patients and the need for patient advocacy.
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