Category Archives: Oncology care

CMS Pilot to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

A new pilot program will give hospice patients more options in the type of care they wish to receive at the end of life, according to CMS. The program, Medicare Care Choices Model, will allow Medicare beneficiaries with advanced cancers, … finish reading CMS Pilot to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

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Nurse Navigators Help Cancer Patients Cope Early in Care

Cancer patients who received support from a nurse navigator or advocate soon after being diagnosed had better experiences and fewer problems with their care, particularly in the areas of health information, care coordination and psychological and social care, according to … finish reading Nurse Navigators Help Cancer Patients Cope Early in Care

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