The Internet has become a burgeoning source of communication within healthcare. Online support for patients adapting to cancer has evolved within three primary domains to serve emotional, informational, and companionship needs.1 While many sites focus on the trajectory of active antineoplastic therapy, Web-based offerings for cancer survivors living on post-treatment are sparse but growing.
Economou, Grant, and McCabe recently outlined available resources specific to cancer survivorship.2 They have provided a two-page overview which would serve oncology nurses well by posting this in their clinical areas and disseminating it to their patients at the completion of their active therapy.
The table of resources is configured by:
the name of the organization/institute,
the purpose and focus of the resource (i.e., care coordination/communication, surveillance/detection, physical quality of life intervention, available blogs), and
the Website address.
Below is a sample of these resources provided. Kudos to these authors for compiling such a rich guide for busy oncology nurses in practice!
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