Episode 65: Why Your Words Matter to Patients With Cancer

ONS member Rebecca Crane Okada, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN®, program manager of the patient support and Willow Sage wellness programs at Providence Saint John’s Margie Petersen Breast Cancer Center in Santa Monica, CA, and Greater Los Angeles ONS Chapter member, joins Chris Pirschel, ONS staff writer, to discuss why the words you use matter to patients, how to reframe the cancer conversation, and ways to empower patients during cancer treatment.

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