Oncology Nursing News published an article by Cancer Care’s Stephanie Jackson, RN, in its September 2019 issue.
“Driving Change with Powerful Advocacy Stories”
STEPHANIE JACKSON, RN – Oncology Nurse Manager, Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois
Excerpt: “Throughout my career, I’ve focused on providing personalized, quality care to my patients. Little did I know that my perspective—and career—would change dramatically after a familiar face walked into my clinic.
When my mother was first diagnosed with cancer, I wasn’t an advocate or navigator. I hadn’t had any experience advocating on behalf of patients until the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) extended the invite to their annual conference. I wanted to get involved—for my mom, for my patients, for my practice.”