Advocacy

When patients do not have reliable transportation, they cannot receive care for their cancer. Rachel Marquez, BS, MPH, Regional Operations Leader, Galileo Health, New York City, was determined to change this and set up a thriving pilot transportation program at her cancer center, Cone Health. Read More ›

FDA-approved oral cancer drugs are not cheap, and many patients are unable to afford these promising therapies with extremely high price tags. Read More ›

Nancy Brinker vividly recalls her sister, Susan G. Komen, saying those words in the waiting room at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston sometime after she received a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer.

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Engaging in advocacy is one of the key responsibilities of patient and nurse navigators, according to Elizabeth Franklin, MSW, from the Cancer Support Community.

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