As a social determinant of health, a patient’s environmental climate affects cancer risk, access to care, treatment adherence, cancer outcomes, and more. Join ONS member Milagros Elia, MA, APRN, ANP-BC, founder of M. Elia Nature-Based Healthcare Solutions, in Shrub Oak, NY, and Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, as they discuss the crucial need for a clinical focus on planetary health and an ONS grassroots approach to address and combat climate change and its impact on cancer care.
Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod
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Check out these resources from today’s episode:
ONS Voice article: Not All Barriers to Care Are Created Equal
ONS Voice article: Why All Oncology Nurses Should Be Environmentalists
Oncology Nursing Podcast Episode 107: Social Determinants Lead to Unequal Access to Health Care
Oncology Nursing Forum article: Climate Change Should Be on Every Nursing Research Agenda
American Nurses Association resources on environmental health
JAMA study: Association Between Declared Hurricane Disasters and Survival of Patients With Lung Cancer Undergoing Radiation Treatment
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