Symptom Management

Integrating Patient-Reported Outcomes in Cancer Care

If you’ve been paying attention to trends in the discussions around value-based cancer care, you’ve probably been hearing a good bit about electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs). At the National Oncology Conference, Dr. Ethan Basch, a leading patient-reported...

Better Cancer Care with Patient Reported Outcomes

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research recently held its 6th Annual Value in Cancer Care Summit. The morning plenary session was given by Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, entitled “Collecting Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve...

Give your patient engagement efforts a boost

A central requirement of many value-based programs is patient engagement and cancer care providers have invested significant time and money into engagement efforts. Yet it continues to be a real challenge. Portals are generally underutilized, office visits are short...

Closing the loop for symptom management

In the transition to value-based care, symptom management for cancer patients has emerged as a key factor in not only delivering high quality care, but also preventing unnecessary ED visits and hospitalizations. Triage nurses using Navigating Cancer's Patient...

Introducing Home Care Instructions blog

Give your patients added support after managing a triage incident over the phone. Deliver follow up Home Care Instructions right to the patient in a convenient way. After speaking with a patient and providing interventions for symptom management, your care team can...

Xeloda side effects for breast cancer chemo

Xeloda Chemo Info for Breast Cancer As you may know, Navigating Cancer has a robust resource section with information on all the different chemotherapy regimens by cancer type, with in depth information about each chemotherapy drug and their potential side effects....