Feeling overwhelmed and shocked. Having a plan can help restore your sense of control and leave you with more energy to cope with the rest of the process. Don't forget the cardinal rule of management - delegate whenever possible. Read more at http://www.cancerandcareers.org/en/at-work/creating-an-action-plan Tag PhotoAdd LocationEdit
When you hear hoof beats, think zebras. Neuroendocrine tumors (carcinoids), unlike other tumors, can be found in all parts of the body. They are often misdiagnosed and treated incorrectly.
NET Cancer Day because - Unlike other cancers that are located in a specific organ NET Cancer can be found in any part of the body. Neuroendocrine tumors are derived from neuroendocrine tissue that is found in many different organs, tumors can be found in any part of the body. http://endocrinediseases.org/neuroendocrine/
NET Cancer Day aims to raise awareness about cancers called neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and the need for timely detection, diagnosis and treatment; bring hope to NET cancer patients, their caregivers and families; and drive action.
The creator of Netty, the NET Cancer zebra, is Nikolay Gionov from Bulgaria. He holds an MA degree in Graphic Arts from the National Institute of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria, the oldest and most renowned academy of arts in the country.
Oncology Nurses. An Oncology Nurse is a professional cancer nurse who has experience working with people with cancer and understands how challenging the journey can be. The oncology nurse helps remove roadblocks to treatment, so that patients are able to keep their appointments, follow their treatment regimen, and receive the support services they need. http://www.cancer.net/blog/2014-05/spotlight-oncology-nurses-–-part-i-qa
Better care. Patients get better care when doctors and nurses communicate well and each profession understands and respects what the other contributes.
Multidisciplinary team. Multidisciplinary team is a well-established group of experts with a specialist interest in the diagnosis, treatment and management of people with neuroendocrine cancers. The team comprises doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who manage the treatment of neuroendocrine cancers. Studies shows that patients treated by a multidisciplinary team have a better outcome. http://netcancerday.org