Patient Engagement

Share Your Cancer Stories

Share an Experience for a Chance to Win a Kindle The holidays are a time to reflect on the past year, be thankful for your blessings, and a chance to give back to those in need and/or who played an important role in your life. Since our launch in January, we’ve...

Cancer blog round up: December 10

December - No Cancer Awareness Month? The fall is a busy time for cancer awareness months, with September, October and November raising awareness for ten(!) different cancer types. Things slow down dramatically in the winter, with no awareness campaigns until March....

Cancer blog round up: December 3

It's Friday, and that means another round up of blog posts from the online cancer community. This week we feature posts from bloggers with lymphoma, thyroid and ovarian cancer. If you have a blog that you'd like us to consider for future round ups, please live a link...

Movember to remember

Mo'vember to Remember As Movember comes to a close we wanted to share the results of the great Navigating Cancer moustache experiment. With great care the men of NC strategically trimmed, shaved and cropped their mo's into stylish(?) designs to raise awareness for...

Cancer blog round up: week of Nov. 24

Before we close shop for the holiday, we wanted to publish another round up from the cancer blogosphere. This week we feature bloggers battling lymphoma, leukemia and prostate cancer, and of course a post about being thankful. We hope you're surrounded by friends and...

Cancer bloggers weigh in on caregiver survey

As you may have heard, this week we released the results of our caregiver survey. We asked members of the cancer blog community to share their thoughts on the findings as well – below are some of their posts. If you’d like to weigh in on the effects of cancer on the...

Cancer caregiver survey

Survey for cancer caregivers - support the supporters Last week we wrote about a new page on our site that outlines the tools and resources that are available to cancer caregivers, and how those tools can help alleviate some of the anxiety and stress that comes with...

Home page improvements for Supporters

We made some improvements today to the home page design. Below is a screen shot and overview of those changes as they relate to supporters. The green box on the right tells you that you are a supporter and provides a link to change your role to be a survivor if your...

New Connections Page to view and manage Your Community

A new page we added today is Connections, which is located in the Your Community green navigation box on the left side of the page. This is where you can view and manage all your connections on Navigating Cancer. Below is a screen shot of the page, with an overview of...

Home page improvements for clinic staff

Today we added a new feature to the clinic home page. Clinic staff admins can now enter a message and add a list of directives that will be added to their patients' home pages. This allows clinics to have a presence on their patient home pages, and let them know about...

Member home page design improvements

Today we released a new design for the member home page. This is the page you see once you log in. The changes are unique based on the role you selected when you registered (survivor, supporter, caregiver, professional). Note that if you previously registered as a...

Prepare for Doctor Visit form improvements

What is the Prepare for Doctor Visit form and why cancer patients should use it Time spent with a physician is one of the most important parts of a cancer patient's journey, and it’s critical that they can provide their physicians with an accurate summary of how they...

Medical History Form benefits cancer patients and clinics

Today we officially released a new feature: a medical history form that enables cancer patients to manage and update their medical history on demand. We soft launched it a couple of weeks ago, invited members to preview it, and received insightful feedback from...

Oncology clinic iPad promotion

We’re excited to announce a new iPad promotion for oncology clinics that have created profiles on Navigating Cancer. Each clinic that invites 100 patients to Navigating Cancer and has 50 patients actively using our tools by August 13 will win an Apple iPad! In...

Navigating Cancer is even easier

Thank you to all of you who have been using Navigating Cancer and sending us your thoughts & suggestions on how to make it an even better resource for cancer patients and their loved ones.  Over the last several months we’ve been listening to your feedback and...

Wanted: Navigating Cancer Community Ambassadors

Navigating Cancer’s mission is to empower cancer patients to navigate the journey to their best care.  One critical component to finding the right information is having access to others just like you to ask questions, to learn from and to receive encouragement when...

Improvements to Navigating Cancer

Creating a Treatment Record Summary has never been easier on Navigating Cancer! Keeping track of your treatments is an important part of your health record. Not only does it allow you to remember your care later on but also provides you a summary that can be shared...

Navigating Cancer Interviews Drew Olanoff

Drew Olanoff's cancer story began like many others:  he was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, and his life was changed forever. Figuring out what to do right after diagnosis can be emotional, not to mention overwhelming; there are family members to talk with,...

New Features to the Daily Health Tracker

We’re excited to announce some exciting new features to the Daily Health Tracker to make it easier to keep track of your health. We’re passionate about giving you easy to use tools to keep track of how you’re feeling, your symptoms and side effects from therapy and...