Author | Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN


Implementing Survivorship Care Plans Within an Electronic Health Record

December 15, 2015

Survivorship care is “a distinct phase of care for cancer survivors that includes four components: (1) prevention and detection of new cancer or recurrent cancer; (2) surveillance for cancer spread, recurrence, or second cancers; (3) intervention for consequences of cancer and its treatment; and (4) coordination between specialists and primary care providers to ensure that all of the survivor’s health needs are met.”