Your private practice has decided to implement a patient navigation program specifically for high-volume patients with numerous needs across the cancer trajectory. You are interested in the position of Prostate Cancer Nurse Navigator due to your previous work with a medical oncologist who has focused on the management of urologic cancers. In your interview for the position, you are asked about your impression of the specific needs of prostate cancer survivors.
Several years ago, while dining with Matthew Zachary, the founder and CEO of Stupid Cancer, the world’s largest nonprofit for young adult cancer survivors, he offered some sage advice to an eager newbie wanting to make a difference.
Survey results indicate that within the United States, 93% of RNs are satisfied with their career choice; however, 98% discuss the physical and mental demands of the job, demonstrating that fatigue is a pervasive problem among RNs.
FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN, 10/27/2015 3 On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...