Research-backed tools, data and teamwork optimize a difficult yet important task for any care provider: having serious illness conversations with patients and their families.
Researchers take a close look at the impact of the pandemic on endoscopy volumes and what that could mean for colorectal cancer diagnoses.
NCCC is dedicated to extending world-class cancer care and access to clinical trials to our neighbors in the farthest corners of the region. But this mission is not without challenges that need innovative thinking and collaboration to overcome.
While colonoscopy can be used for the prevention or early detection of colon and rectal cancer, there are other screening options.
The best possible treatment for colorectal cancer is as much excellent surgical technique and clinical treatments as it is actively involving patients in every aspect of the process from diagnosis to survivorship.
Oncology nutritionists are specially trained to help patients cancer treatment manage difficulty with side effects, decreased appetite and meeting nutritional needs. They can help organize meal planning and answer questions including these common ones.
Assisting with surgeries to guiding patients through clinical research trials, Oncology nurses at NCCC all have one priority in common: exceptional care that comes out of the passion and love for their jobs.