Vol 2, Issue 2
The GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy (caSNP) E-News provides information on relevant articles, trends and updates in the fields of navigation and survivorship along with current and upcoming caSNP programs and initiatives.
|In the News|
Perspectives of Cancer Survivors on the Role of Different Healthcare Providers in an Integrated Delivery System
Published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship, this article describes patient perspectives on survivorship care 1 year after cancer diagnosis. Read the full article.
Implementing the Commission on Cancer Standards for Survivorship Care Plans
This article published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing reviews the literature and resources related to implementing Survivorship Care Plans. Read the full article.
Improving the Quality of Cancer Care in America through Health Information Technology
The Journal of American Medical Informatics Association
published an article following the Institute of Medicine's Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis
report. The article highlights the need for development of learning healthcare information technology system for cancer. Read the full article.Barriers Reported Among Patients with Breast and Cervical Abnormalities in the Patient Navigation Research Program: Impact on Timely Care
This Women's Health Issues
article describes data from the Patient Navigation Research Program on patient barriers and actions taken by patient navigators to address those barriers. Read the full article.Cervical Cancer Screening: Exploring Appalachian Patients' Barriers to Follow-Up Care
This article in Social Work in Health Care
describes a community-based patient navigation project conducted to identify potential barriers to seeking follow-up cervical cancer care in southeastern Kentucky. Read the full article.
|Resources for Health Care Professionals|
caSNP Webinar on Cancer and Fertility
Save the date for our next caSNP webinar on cancer and fertility on March 19, 2014 from 12-1 pm ET.
GWCI Survey of Cancer Survivors
GWCI is conducting a survey of cancer survivors to gather information on education programs that adult cancer survivors have gone to or used and on the educational needs and preferences of adult cancer survivors. This information will help institutions create better programs to prepare adult cancer survivors for life after treatment. If you would like more information regarding the survey or a flyer with additional information to distribute to cancer survivors, please contact Liz Hatcher, RN, BSN, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to receive information regarding the results of this survey, sign up here!