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The Impact
of Cancer on Fertility

The GW Cancer Institute's Center for 
the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy will host a free 
webinar on 
March 19th, 2014 
at noon ET, that will review LIVESTRONG Fertility.

New Modules Added on Health Promotion and Care Coordination
The Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series  is a free continuing education program that provides a forum to educate primary care providers (PCPs) who may have patients who are cancer survivors about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Continuing education credits (CEs) are available at no cost to participants for each 1-hour module.

 

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caSNP E-News

March 2014
Vol 2, Issue 3

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
Leveraging Electronic Health Record Systems to Create and Provide Electronic Cancer Survivorship Care Plans: A Pilot Study 

This Journal of Oncology Practice article describes a pilot to assess the feasibility of creating and delivering care plans within an electronic health record systemRead the full article.


Empathy in Health Care: Health Affairs Blog Post Highlights Benefits and Obstacles


This blog post at Health Affairs describes the need for empathy as a skill for health care providers to improve health outcomes. Read the full blog post.         

The Impact of Insurance Coverage during Insurance Reform on Diagnostic Resolution of Cancer Screening Abnormalities

The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved published an article on the impact of insurance reform on diagnostic resolution after abnormal breast and cervical cancer screening. Read the full article.
 
The Breast Cancer Racial Gap

An article in the New York Times' Well Column describes research that found a widening racial divide in breast cancer mortality. Read the full article.

A National System Approach to Oncology Patient Population Management across the Continuum of Care: How We Standardized Navigation

Nursing Administration Quarterly published an article that describes a system-wide approach to identifying and deploying best practices for navigation across cancer programs. Read the full article.
 
Quality of Cancer Follow-up Care: A Focus on Latina Breast Cancer Survivors 
 

This article in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship explored the quality of follow-up care among Latina breast cancer survivors and whether it differed by participant language and healthcare system variables. Read the full article.

Resources for Health Care Professionals
caSNP Webinar on Survivorship Care Plans II

Save the date for our next caSNP webinar on Survivorship Care Plans Part II on April 16, 2014 from 12-1 pm ET.  
You can also check out Tools of the Trade: Survivorship Care Plans Part I in our caSNP webinar archive.

If you have any feedback regarding the caSNP E-News or other questions, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

Thank you,
The GW Cancer Institute's
Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy

 www.gwcancerinstitute.org
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