Members of the ONS New York City (NYC) Chapter will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 3:45–4 pm Eastern time. In honor of the occasion, Amanda Hughes, RN, MSc, OCN® , NYC Chapter president, will ring the closing bell.
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ONS is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care.
Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families. Together, ONS and the cancer community seek to reduce the risks, incidence, and burden of cancer by encouraging healthy lifestyles, promoting early detection, and improving the management of cancer symptoms and side effects throughout the disease trajectory.
The New York City Chapter was established in 1985 and is one of the largest in the country with close to 1,000 members. New York City members are involved in all aspects of cancer care as well as community outreach, education, and mentorship. The chapter's board members are involved in projects to help new chapter development both nationally and internationally. The chapter is a supportive community of nurses helping each other stay at the cutting edge of cancer care.
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