ACCC's Guide to Comprehensive Survivorship Services
This special guide is filled with practical articles and tools to help community oncology programs respond to the need for comprehensive survivorship services. You'll find innovative ideas underway in different programs ranging from small community hospitals to large community health systems.
- A Prescription for the Rest of One’s Life
by Richard B. Reiling, MD, FACS
- ACCC’s Cancer Program Guidelines 2008
Survivorship Services: Chapter 4, Section 16
- Survivorship: A Psychosocial Perspective
A conversation with Brad Zebrack, PhD, of the University of Southern California's School of Social Work. He discusses his recently developed Impact of Cancer Scale Tool and how community cancer centers might put this resource to use.
- Developing a Comprehensive Survivorship Program: Getting Started
Here's a discussion of what, at a minimum, a survivorship care plan should include and suggested next steps. Includes Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Summary of Cancer Treatment and Follow-up Plan template.
by Mary S. McCabe, RN, MA
- An Update on Survivorship Education for Quality Cancer Care
As the NCI-funded education program developed by City of Hope Medical Center enters year three, learn what's been accomplished.
by Marcia Grant, DNSc, FAAN, and Denice Economou, MN, CNS
- Model Program—Living in the Future Cancer Survivorship Program
The LIFE Program at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, a large multi-site healthcare program, has established survivorship as a distinct phase of care in the community setting. Plus, a sample template of a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Plan template.
by Carol A. Rosenberg, MD, FACP
- Model Program—Improving Survivorship Care: A Community Cancer Center's Approach
A team from Franciscan Skemp Healthcare's Cancer Center in Wisconsin attended the City of Hope's Survivorship Education Workshop in 2006. Here's how they put their training into action.
by Marlene A. Runyon, RN, BSN, OCN, CHTP; Diane M. Otte, RN, MS, OCN; and James E. Novotny, MD, FACP
- A Model Cancer Wellness Program
A small community hospital in New Hampshire, offers an innovative cancer wellness program featuring art and exercise.
by Amy Litterini, PT, DPT