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|
American Cancer Society
Growing Cancer Survivor Population Needs New Models of Care
researcher Dr. Kevin Stein shares insight into the field of cancer survivorship and resources available for health care professionals to meet the needs of cancer survivors. Read the full interview
Perspectives of Cancer Survivors on the Role of Different Healthcare Providers in an Integrated Delivery System
Cancer survivors' views of the coordination of their care one year after diagnosis, and their perspectives of the knowledge and skills of their health care team were assessed in this study published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. Read the full article.
Why Many Latinos Dread Going to the Doctor
Cultural barriers that influence Latinos' hesitation to seek healthcare or enroll in health insurance are explored in this news article. Read the full article
on The Atlantic
The NCCCP Patient Navigation Project
Published in Oncology Issues, this article describes how three National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) sites implemented a patient navigation project to encourage collaboration and care coordination among navigators and research clinicians. Read the full article.
Fostering Hope in the Patient With Cancer
This article published in the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
describes the impact of maintaining hope in cancer patients, with tools and resources to promote and foster hope in patients. Read the full article
An Assessment of Patient Navigator Activities in Breast Cancer Patient Navigation Programs Using a Nine-Principle Framework
Breast cancer patient navigation programs are evaluated for alignment with a model framework for patient navigation in this exploratory study. Read the full article published in Health Services Research.
|Resources for Health Care Professionals|
NCCS Releases Tools to Encourage Communication Between Patients and Health Care Professionals
The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship has released two tools for patient self-management during cancer treatment. These resources are designed to encourage shared decision-making between patients and providers. Find out more.
caSNP Webinar Archive
Check out the Best Practices in Education for Cancer Survivors: Results from Surveys of Educators and Survivors webinar in our caSNP webinar archive.
Register for the AONN+ Navigation and Survivorship Conference
Registration is open for the Fifth Annual Navigation and Survivorship Conference. Hosted by the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+), this event will be held at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL September 18-21, 2014. For more information visit http://www.regonline.com/AONN2014.