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Breast Cancer Awareness Poster – CoC

Published on September 25, 2016 By Michele

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If you are a CoC-accredited facility a free Breast Cancer Awareness Poster is available to your organization for the month of October.  This year’s poster was announced in the CoC newsletter is stunningly simple and beautiful and available for immediate download.  There are any number of ways you can use the poster, consider: Hospital Employees and Staff […]

Keeping Up with Seismic Growth in Genetic Testing

Published on September 23, 2016 By Michele

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There has been a seismic increase in the number of laboratories and genetic tests and studies since 2013, due in part to the Supreme Court ruling that human genes are not patentable.  More and more labs are offering testing and multigene panels, new genes and gene mutations are being identified each and every day.  While […]

Cancer Registrars as patient advocates

Published on July 24, 2012 By Michele

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A patient advocate is someone who works on behalf of patients and their families during hospital stays or through other medical situations.  Quite often the patients they help have something in common, such as cancer or another medical condition.  Advocates work with different types of healthcare providers, such as physicians from different specialties, nursing and support […]