CRANBURY, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2016
CONQUER: the patient voice™ magazine, in partnership with the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators® (AONN+), is now seeking nominations for its 2016 Hero of Hope Award.
The Hero of Hope Award — which was first presented last year to New Jersey resident David Caldarella, founder of David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation — seeks to honor individuals who are living with cancer and who are inspiring others by:
- Making outstanding contributions to their communities through fundraising and association/organization leadership
- Serving as a role model to other cancer patients and survivors
- Exuding extraordinary spirit, grace, and optimism in the face of adversity
The four leading nominees will be featured in the August issue of CONQUER and will receive round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations to the Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference in Las Vegas (November 17-20, 2016). The winner will receive a plaque recognizing his/her contributions to the cancer community as well as a donation of $1,000 made to the charity of his/her choice.
Nominations for the 2016 Hero of Hope Award can be made by visiting conquer-magazine.com. The deadline for submissions is midnight, May 31, 2016.
About the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators® (AONN+) (aonnonline.org)
AONN+ is the largest national specialty organization dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life by defining, enhancing, and promoting the role of oncology nurse and patient navigators. The organization, which has more than 5,500 members, was founded in 2009 to provide a network for all professionals involved and interested in patient navigation and survivorship care services in order to better manage the complexities of the cancer treatment process.
CONQUER: the patient voice™ magazine (conquer-magazine.com) is the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators’ (AONN+) premier forum for patients with cancer. CONQUER features articles written by and for patients with cancer, survivors, nurse navigators, and other oncology team members. This magazine addresses the issues that patients, their family members, and caregivers face every day in an easy-to-read format. Issues include interviews with patients with cancer, information on access to care, and articles on lifestyle topics such as nutrition, stress management, personal finance, and legal and employer issues. CONQUER also features patient stories that are nominated for the AONN+ Hero of Hope Award, which will be presented at the AONN+ Annual Conference. All stories are compiled in a special issue of CONQUER at the end of the year.