Wellness

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    Nurses’ Week: Spring Forward with Intention and Action

    Sometimes it feels like you’re moving backward instead of forward- like a May snowstorm. But the sun is going to…

  • Nurses

    Nurses Rally for Patient Safety in Washington DC

    I recently had the honor of speaking about patient safety speaker at a rally for safe nurse:patient staffing in Washington…

  • Path to Cancer Recovery | Cancer Harbors Survivorship Care Plan and Program

    Confidence and Composure Can Go With Cancer

    Is there anyone out there who is not afraid of cancer? Doubtful. Even the expert researchers and clinicians who work…

  • Cancer Harbors Survivorship Care Plan and Program

    What’s New at Cancer Harbors?

    The summer is drawing to a close and the new Cancer Harbors program has been up and running since spring.…

  • Healthcare Organizations | Cancer Harbors Survivorship Care Plan and Program

    Why are healthcare organizations in the business of cancer survivorship?

    “The medical profession has to take ownership of the collateral damage that its treatments cause if we are ever going…

  • Tear down silos, build bridges in healthcare

    A doctor asks: What does a cancer coach do?

    I recently was asked this question online, in so many words, by a physician curious about what a cancer coach does…

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    What Athletes Should Know About Cancer

    When I’m not running, I’m an oncology nurse and cancer recovery coach. Athletes (and many health-conscious people) are usually great examples…

  • The Invisible Parts

    Any time you have a treatment that alters a part of your body, that part is never the same. During…

  • Obesity Shortens Life Quality By Decades

    Not only does obesity shorten your life, the toll it takes on your quality of life is even greater. If…

  • Post-Cancer Treatment Guidance Has Room for Improvement

    Despite recommendations from the Institute of Medicine that patients receive a written cancer survivorship care plan after treatment, many oncologists…