Follow Us Here:

Cancer Knowledge Network

Cancer Knowledge Network and Current Oncology are proudly published by Multimed Inc.
0
Menu
The Oncologist, the Patient and CKN — Sharing Knowledge

Tag Archives: pediatric oncology

Navigating the road less travelled….by most

MarjorieMcGibbonby Marjorie McGibbon, RN BScN, Paediatric Oncology Patient Navigator

 

Seventeen years ago, I decided to make a career change and become a pediatric registered nurse. I invited my boyfriend (now husband) to my apartment and proclaimed that “I needed to talk.”  He looked at me skeptically, knowing that those words could potentially be ominous.  “Don’t look so serious,” I said. “I just want to change my career, not my love life!”   He chuckled out a sigh of relief.  But when I asked him seriously what he thought of my idea to switch from a long term goal of athletic therapy into pediatric nursing he simply looked at me and said, “Of course you should do it.  You’d be a natural!”

 

Continue reading

Childhood Cancer Research in Canada: Behind the Scenes

C17Logoby Melissa Johnson, M.Sc. (Health Promotion)

In Canada, C17 Council (C17) represents the network of Canadian pediatric oncology professionals, promoting the collaboration necessary for advancements in the care of children with cancer and their families, through research.  Since 2004, doctors, nurses, social workers, researchers and research associates have formed a united front to conduct more research in Canada.

Continue reading