Episode 190: The Environment, Cancer, and Nurses’ Role in Advocating for Climate Change

The Oncology Nursing Podcast

Jan 14 2022 • 39 mins


As a social determinant of health, a patient’s environmental climate affects cancer risk, access to care, treatment adherence, cancer outcomes, and more. Join ONS member Milagros Elia, MA, APRN, ANP-BC, founder of M. Elia Nature-Based Healthcare Solutions, in Shrub Oak, NY, and Stephanie Jardine, BSN, RN, oncology clinical specialist at ONS, as they discussthe crucial need for a clinical focus on planetary health and an ONS grassroots approach to address and combat climate change and its impact on cancer care.

Music Credit: "Fireflies and Stardust" by Kevin MacLeod

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