Epic Experiences Available for Cancer Survivors With Colin Ferro

At the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Colin Ferro, Director of Operations at Epic Experience, spoke with Oncology Data Advisor about the organization's mission to empower adult cancer survivors and thrivers beyond their diagnosis and treatment.

This podcast episode was recorded live at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago by Oncology Data Advisor and ConveyMed. 

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Exploring Cognitive Function Research for Cancer Survivorship With Diane Von Ah, PhD, RN, FAAN

At the recent 47th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress in Anaheim, California, Dr. Diane Von Ah, Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, gave a presentation about the current state of research regarding cognitive impairment and functional limitation among cancer patients and survivors. In this interview, Dr. Von Ah further expands on her research in this field and explains the role of nurses in improving patients' quality of life both during and after treatment.  

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How to Help Breast Cancer Survivors Become Breast Cancer Thrivers: Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG

How can members of the cancer care team enable breast cancer survivors to become breast cancer thrivers? Watch as Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and member of the National Breast Cancer Foundation Medical Advisory Council, explains how to provide optimal care and support for patients with breast cancer during their treatment and beyond.  

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Acupuncture for Managing Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in Cancer Survivors: Jun Mao, MD, MSCE

Nearly 50% of cancer survivors are undertreated for chronic pain, a condition which negatively impacts cancer-related outcomes, physical function, and quality of life. Due to the challenges of the opioid crisis, non-pharmacologic alternatives for pain management in cancer survivors are greatly needed. In the randomized PEACE trial, results of which were recently published in JAMA Oncology, investigators found that patients receiving electroacupuncture and auricular acupuncture experienced signif...

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Cancer Survivorship During COVID-19: Optimizing Care and Quality of Life

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer survivors face heightened physical and psychosocial challenges, as well as barriers to health care delivery. The authors of an editorial recently published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship have provided specific suggestions as to how health care workers involved in cancer care can help to address cancer survivors' needs during this difficult time. "The recent COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world and has the potential to disproportionately af...

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