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An expert oncology nurse mentors a new oncology nurse

Up Front

Four generations of nurses are currently practicing in diverse oncology healthcare systems, but many are close to retirement age. As those oncology nurse pioneers exit the healthcare setting, not only will expertise be missing from clinical technology, research, academic nursing faculty, and other critical roles, but so will the wisdom they use to mentor new nurses.


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Latest Blog Post

An oncology nurse hugging a patient
October 28, 2014
Sometimes to bring comfort it takes only being present in the moment with patients and being open to hear about the things they love. Though I say few words, I am present in a real moment with them and listen to their stories. I have realized that simple presence and openness to hear about their lives brings them the comfort they need and establishes an unspoken trust in my abilities to care.

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