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  • CMS Policy Hurting Hospice Patients & Families

    A hospice patient in Oklahoma City is being denied his medications to treat his COPD, while coping with a diagnosis and treatment for tongue cancer.  In Cadillac, Michigan a patient struggling with colon cancer is being denied insulin to treat his diabetes and is in danger of diabetic shock.   Due to a recent and poorly ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on July 29, 2014
  • Every Step of the Way: A Nurse's Cancer Diary - Entry 12

    Nancy Cohen, BSN, RN, has graciously shared her personal journal, in which she writes about doing battle with cancer for the second time in her life. This is the 12th installment of a weekly blog that will enable readers to join her on the journey. Entry 12: Hair Loss as a Family Event December 3, 2011 My sister-in-law, a very compassionate ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on April 23, 2012
  • Every Step of the Way: A Nurse's Cancer Diary - Entry 11

    Nancy Cohen, BSN, RN, has graciously shared her personal journal, in which she writes about doing battle with cancer for the second time in her life. This is the 11th installment of a weekly blog that will enable readers to join her on the journey. Entry 11: The Dog Wins November 20, 2011 Day number two following ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on April 17, 2012
  • Every Step of the Way: A Nurse's Cancer Diary

    Nancy Cohen, BSN, RN, has graciously shared her personal journal, in which she writes about doing battle with cancer for the second time in her life. This is the first installment of a weekly blog that will enable readers to join her on the journey. Entry 1: Here We Go Again  October 11, 2011 It began like any other day.  I ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on February 8, 2012