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Using Care Plans to Enhance Care Throughout the Cancer Survivorship Trajectory

Heather Belansky

Suzanne M. Mahon
survivors, cancer, treatment
CJON 2012, 16(1), 90-92. DOI: 10.1188/12.CJON.90-92

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) recognizes the importance of cancer survivorship and has launched several initiatives focused on cancer care since 2008. Cancer survivors are those who have been diagnosed with cancer, from the time of diagnosis until death. Recognizing the pivotal role that oncology nurses play in helping patients and their families navigate all phases of the cancer continuum, ONS has partnered with Journey Forward in the development of a survivorship care plan builder.

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