Patient navigation has emerged as a promising strategy in reducing disparities among diverse cancer patients. However, little is known about navigators' own perspectives on their roles in providing culturally competent care.
Recent advances in cancer treatment have resulted in greatly improved survival, and yet many patients in the USA havenot benefited due to poor access to healthcare and difficulty accessing timely care across the cancer care continuum. Recognizing...» Read More
The field of cancer rehabilitation and prehabilitation has grown significantly over the past decade. Advancements in early detection and treatment have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors in the United States (US), expected to reach...» Read More
In order to celebrate the accomplishments of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP), the Comprehensive Cancer Control National Partners (CCCNP) developed this Special Issue on...» Read More
Cancer causes significant death and disability globally. However, costs of more personalized cancer care continue to climb, while access to basic cancer screening and treatment is not available to much of the world.
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Building a patient navigation program is a multistep process. Most of the processes are comparable whether the program is based in a clinical or community setting. To read the full article please visit...» Read More
Patient navigation has arisen quickly as a new health profession with great heterogeneity of background, training, roles, and practices. To read the full article please visit...» Read More
The cancer care system suffers from unevenly distributed resources, variability in practice, workforce constraints, and misaligned financial incentives. (PDF) Quality Cancer Care. A quality cancer care system is equitable, patient-centered, safe...» Read More
Survivorship care plans (SCPs)—documents intended to improve care for cancer survivors who have completed active treatment—are required, yet implementation is poor. To read the full article please visit...» Read More
Patient navigation has expanded as a promising approach to improve cancer care coordination and patient adherence. To read the full article please visit...» Read More