PEN-Powered Activity Guide VI

PEN NETWORK MANAGERS: WHAT DOES PATIENT ADVOCACY MEAN TO ME?

CARLY FLUMER THYROID CANCER NETWORK MANAGER Patient advocacy means speaking up for patients from al l walks of l ife and providing education so that they may get the care that they deserve .

SUMMER GOLDEN MPN NETWORK MANAGER To me patient advocacy means recognition of the whole person , not just the medical aspect .

DIAHANNA VALLENTINE FINANCIAL NETWORK MANAGER

Patient advocacy means helping everyone faced with cancer find al l the resources avai lable to them so they can pay for treatment and stay on treatment to prevent financial toxicity . This includes encouraging patients to empower themselves to ask questions of everyone involved in and influence their healthcare from medical providers to financial professionals to insurance providers .

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