To provide optimal care for patients with cancer, we must be able to provide equitable care for all. The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) has been striving to create opportunities for all its members that will contribute to providing equitable care.
Fertility preservation can lead to greater options for family-building following cancer treatment. Duke University researchers utilized oncofertility navigation to reduce access barriers to fertility counseling and preservation.
Oncology navigators and team leaders have a shared responsibility to make the team work cohesively and people bond easily. In episode 16 of the AONN+ Heart and Soul of Oncology Navigation podcast, experts discuss navigation leadership, teamwork, and the importance of collaboration.
Yale University researchers say a community-based, collaborative oncology navigation approach works better than primarily hospital-based services in helping underserved minority women with breast cancer.