Barriers to Care in an Urban Area

Videos — March 26, 2015
  • Barriers to Care in an Urban Area
  • Barriers to Care in an Urban Area


Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
Founder, Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+)
Lillie suggests that asking questions the correct way is important to finding out the barriers faced by cancer patients in her downtown Baltimore community. Issues such as transportation, ability to pay for medications, ethnic and racial differences, and myths about cancer are just some of the barriers facing cancer patients in this area.

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