The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) is the largest national specialty organization dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life by defining, enhancing, and promoting the role of oncology nurse and patient navigators. Our organization of over 8,900 members was founded in May 2009 to provide a network for all professionals involved and interested in patient navigation and survivorship care services to better manage the complexities of the cancer care treatment continuum for their patients. We view our organization as one consisting of “professional patient advocates” and, to that end, we support and serve our members.
The Journal of Oncology Navigation & Survivorship (JONS) promotes reliance on evidence-based practices in navigating patients with cancer and their caregivers through diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. JONS also seeks to strengthen the role of nurse and patient navigators in cancer care by serving as a platform for these professionals to disseminate original research findings, exchange best practices, and find support for their growing community.
The Oncology Nurse-APN/PA (TON) provides coverage of the wide spectrum of oncology-related events, trends, news, therapeutics, diagnostics, organizations, and legislation that directly affect hematology/oncology nurses and advanced practitioners involved in healthcare delivery and product utilization. The scope and coverage include a unique presentation of news and events that are shaping the care of patients with cancer.
Khadijat Fatai-Banwo’s HER2-positive breast cancer diagnosis changed her outlook on the world and inspired her to become a leading voice in advocating for cancer care to be a national health priority in Nigeria. Read More ›
Maryann Wahmann is the 2016 Hero of Hope Patient Award winner. Over 7 years, she had 7 colonoscopies, 7 endoscopies, and several wrong diagnoses before being diagnosed with carcinoid cancer, a type of neuroendocrine tumor (NET). Read More ›
This book includes stories submitted to the 2016 Hero of Hope Patient Award by readers of CONQUER: the patient voice magazine. This award honors all people diagnosed with cancer, cancer survivors, and their dedicated oncology nurses, doctors, and families, and their entire communities. The stories included in the Heroes of Hope publication were submitted by the nurses who care for patients with cancer, family members, friends, or the patients themselves. Read More ›