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The Professional Oncology Navigation Task Force
CJON 2022, 26(3), E14-E25 DOI: 10.1188/22.CJON.E14-E25
The Professional Oncology Navigation Task Force created this document to provide professional oncology clinical navigators and patient navigators with clear information regarding the standards of professional practice. This includes the knowledge and skills all professional navigators should...
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Ijeoma Julie Eche
Ifeoma Mary Eche
Teri B. Aronowitz
CJON 2022, 26(3), 268-274 DOI: 10.1188/22.CJON.268-274
Background: Oncology nurses are at disproportionate risk for psychological distress because they often encounter ethical challenges and deaths while providing care. Exposures to emergent suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic compound their chronic distress, which likely increased their...
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Stephanie Russell
Nancy Corbitt
CJON 2022, 26(2), 183-189 DOI: 10.1188/22.CJON.183-189
Background: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals face mental and physical health disparities. Fear of discrimination and organizational care incompetency promotes avoidance of care and nondisclosure of sexual orientation and gender identity. Objectives: The purpose of...
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Zeyuan Li
Xijun Hao
Ping Lei
Lizhi Zhou
Changxiang Chen
Tingting Tan
Liming Yue
CJON 2022, 26(1), 71-77 DOI: 10.1188/22.CJON.71-77
Background: Patients with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy can experience chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment (CRCI). Objectives: This study observed the interventional effects of multisensory stimulation training on CRCI in patients with breast cancer receiving chemotherapy. Methods:...
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Mishellene McKinney
Rose Bell
Cindy Samborski
Kristopher Attwood
Grace E. Dean
Katherine Eakle
Wei Yu
Stephen B. Edge
CJON 2021, 25(6), 647-654 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.647-654
Background: Clinical trial enrollment in the United States is lacking, particularly among older adult and ethnic and racial minority populations. Objectives: The aim of the current study was to identify patient-related barriers to clinical trial participation using a mixed-methods patient survey...
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Tina M. Mason
Richard R. Reich
Rhonda Musgrove
Junmin Whiting
Jane Fusilero
CJON 2021, 25(5), 563-570 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.563-570
Background: Family support and patient outcomes are linked to nurses’ attitudes toward families’ importance in patient care. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to characterize inpatient oncology nurses’ attitudes toward families’ importance in nursing care and determine characteristics...
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Naomi Cazeau
CJON 2021, 25(4), 431-438 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.431-438
Background: Treatment for cancer is trending toward oral therapies, which patients can self-manage from home. Proper adherence to oral therapy is vital to safe and optimal care in this setting. Mobile health interventions (i.e., text message reminders, mobile applications, and automated calls) are...
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Rosemary Prieto
Betty Ferrell
Jae Y. Kim
Virginia Sun
CJON 2021, 25(3), 290-296 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.290-296
Background: Quality of life (QOL) for patients undergoing lung resection and their family caregivers (FCGs) is often affected by surgical treatment for lung cancer. Objectives: Patients and FCGs have a great deal of distress that affects their QOL. Introducing self-management skills soon after...
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Amanda Pace
Blaine Brower
Dawn Conway
Dayna Leis
CJON 2021, 25(2), E1-E9 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.E1-E9
Background: Many patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) need additional treatment options beyond PD-1 or PD-L1 inhibitors and platinum-based chemotherapies. Enfortumab vedotin-ejfv (EV) is an antibody–drug conjugate directed at Nectin-4 that received accelerated...
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Patricia Friend
Erin Dickman
Kathleen Calzone
CJON 2021, 25(2), 205-209 DOI: 10.1188/21.CJON.205-209
Oncology nurses need to be competent in the ever-expanding application of genomics in cancer care, and understanding foundational terms is necessary. A landscape analysis of Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) materials, a literature review, and expert opinion revealed inconsistencies and varying use of...
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