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Oncology Navigation Standards of Professional Practice

Elizabeth Franklin
Susie Burke
Monica Dean
Danelle Johnston
Brenda M. Nevidjon
Lisa Simms Booth
CJON 2022, E1-E12 DOI: 10.1188/22.CJON.E1-E12

Documented throughout recorded history, cancer has been called the “emperor of all maladies.” Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020. The disease can pose sig­nificant burdens to the individuals, families, and communities impacted and to the professionals and systems charged with caring for them. It taxes our individual physical, emotional, and financial capabilities, and our global sys­temic and financial capacities.