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Survivorship

Interview with Heather
Breast CancerPatient StoriesSurvivorship
The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is pleased to sponsor a series of interviews with patients to provide a source of support to readers. Recently CONQUER had the pleasure of speaking with Heather, a breast cancer survivor.
Dealing with Cancer Therapy Side Effects
ChemotherapySide-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
Dr. Evan C. Naylor offers a rundown of some of the most common side effects of cancer therapy and how to deal with them.
Chemo Wrap-Up
ChemotherapyPoetrySurvivorship
Gail Mahar, RN, MSN, OCN, APRN-BC, from Knoxville, TN, shares a poem of empathy.
Acupuncture as Adjuvant Therapy for Cancer Pain
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
“My nurse navigator recommended acupuncture to treat the pain. The key is to find an acupuncturist who is skilled and trained in treating patients with cancer,” says Ginger Modiri, wife, mother, and grandmother.
My Multiple Myeloma Journey: Saved by Being at the Right Place at the Right Time
Multiple MyelomaPatient StoriesSurvivorship
Although routine screenings and regular preventive care are at the forefront of early cancer detection, sometimes just being in the right place at the right time can make all the difference. 
The History of Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network
Breast CancerFinancial SupportSurvivorship
Hope for Two was founded in the fall of 1997 by 3 women who met and bonded over a shared experience—all 3 were diagnosed and treated for cancer while pregnant.
Unconditional Love from Furry Friends
Survivorship
Dr. Julie Silver, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, illuminates the positive impact animals can have in supporting, helping, and healing patients with cancer.
The Cancer Journey - It Takes a Team
From Your NavigatorSurvivorship
The care of patients with cancer and their families involves a team approach from the time of diagnosis and along the continuum of care.
New Cancer Therapies Present Different Side Effects: Navigating Unchartered Territory
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorshipWeb Exclusives
Patients who respond to these targeted treatments generally see the side effects as a small price to pay for the life-extending benefit of these new therapies.
Palliative Care is not a “4-Letter Word”
From Your NavigatorPalliative CareSurvivorship
Early identification of the unwanted symptoms of cancer and of treatment helps to improve the quality of life of patients and increase their trust in the healthcare system.
Begin By Nurturing Yourself
Survivorship
This column is written for survivors and their loved ones who are seeking information and inspiration, an infusion of hope.
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