Unleashing the Power of Therapy Dogs for Cancer Patients With Colleen Stoner and Diane Haley, LCSW

Therapy animals can deliver profound psychological, physiological, emotional, and social benefits for patients with cancer. At the recent 48th Annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, Colleen Stoner, Manager of Volunteer Leaders at Pet Partners, and Diane Haley, LCSW, Director of Patient Experience at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, gave a presentation titled UnLEASHing the Power of Pet Therapy: How to Integrate Pet Therapy Into Your Cancer Center. Afterwards, they sat down with Oncology Data Advisor to elaborate on the powerful impacts that therapy animals can have on the experiences of patients with cancer.  

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