Several staff from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently co-authored a publication in the Journal of Cancer Education on the results of a nationwide survey of cancer care providers. The study found several potential areas for improvement in the implementation of survivorship care plans. Read the full article.
GW Cancer Center Releases New Patient and Provider Resources
In case you missed it, the GW Cancer Center recently released several new patient and provider resources to promote culturally sensitive and equitable cancer care. Patient materials are available in a variety of languages, while provider resources include a toolkit and poster on patient-centered care.
Download the resources today!
Run with the GW Cancer Center's Marine Corps Marathon Team
Are you looking for entry to the sold-out Marine Corps Marathon or MCM10K? We've got your spot reserved! Join the GW Cancer Center's team for the 43rd annual Marine Corps Marathon on October 28, 2018. For the ninth year in a row, we're teaming up with the Marine Corps Marathon as a charity partner. Get
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Helping Cancer Patients and Survivors Stay Mentally and Emotionally Healthy - These tips and resources can help patients take care of their mental health during treatment and beyond.
Archived Webinars: #PreteenVaxScene - This recorded webinar series features important updates and resources to increase uptake of HPV vaccination.
Policy Brief: Preventing and Treating Cancer in Rural America - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published this policy brief on reducing the burden of cancer in rural America. Learn more.
Cancer Survivorship E-Learning Series for Primary Care Providers - No-cost continuing education program to educate primary care providers about how to better understand and care for survivors in the primary care setting. Download an informational flyer or access the course.
What We're Reading
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Building a Navigation Program: A Review of the Key Components - Read the article or core competencies referenced in the article
New York Times -
The Search for Cancer Treatment Beyond Mutant-Hunting - Read the
Oncology Nurse Advisor -
From Disparities to Disclosure: A Discussion on Lesbians and Breast Cancer - Read the
Medscape - '
Image of the Year' Captures Dramatic Cancer Responses - Read the
National Cancer Institute -
Altering Chemotherapy Improves Outcomes in Early-Stage Pancreatic Cancer - Read the
article or results of the
2nd clinical trials.
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