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AVAHO 2022: An Opportunity to Recharge

Lauren G. Cliffel, MSW

Senior Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Department of Radiation Oncology, Orlando VA Medical Center at Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida

Lauren G. Cliffel, MSW, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


 

Lauren Cliffel, MSW, describes how the AVAHO 2022 meeting and the main theme of "Self-care in Cancer Care" reestablished the feelings of joy and compassion that led her to choose a career as a cancer care provider in the first place.


The inclusive character of even the larger sessions this year is noted, in which all interdisciplinary contributors to cancer care were addressed as central to the delivery of an informed and effective care of patients and, importantly, how this care is enhanced by a restored sense of purpose among all those engaged in the specialty of oncology.

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