Over the past three decades, there has been a gradual yet steady increase in survivorship awareness, resources, and services. Although none of this has happened easily or rapidly, there is no doubt that the concept of cancer survivorship is here to stay.
In the past 12 months, patient navigation, specifically the role of oncology nurse navigators, has become of increased interest in the cancer community. Although the concept of patient navigation dates back to the early 1990s, the most recent surge surrounding this evolving area of patient care, as well as the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, has further solidified the growth of this movement in the US healthcare system.
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