Episode 118: CDC’s Perspective on Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Care—Even During a Pandemic

Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, joins Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN, AOCNP®, FAAN, ONS’s clinical and scientific affairs liaison, to discuss CDC’s initiatives for cancer prevention and screening during the COVID-19 coronavirus and flu season. The conversation also covers how oncology nurses can help improve declining screening rates and access a new database of cancer incidence and biomarkers. The advertising messages in this episode are sponsored by Coherus BioSciences.

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Referenced with permission from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Hematopoietic Growth Factors. V.2.2020. © National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved. Accessed July 10, 2020. To view the most recent and complete version of the guideline, go online to NCCN.org.

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