Genomic Testing in Cancer Care
Speaker: Patricia Friend, PhD, APRN-CNS, AOCNS, AGN-BC, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Genomic technologies are rapidly being integrated into cancer care. Genetic/genomic tests are applied across the cancer care continuum for risk identification, risk reduction and cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Oncology nurses must be knowledgeable about the different types of technologies/tests including when and how they are used so they can navigate patients and families through the maze of precision oncology.
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