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Press Room

The APHON Press Room has been created to provide easily accessible information and resources about pediatric hematology/oncology nursing to journalists and to interested individuals. Feel free to browse and download the various articles and resources below. The Press Room will continue to grow as materials become available, so visit often.

If you are a journalist and looking for information not listed below or are interested in being connected with an expert in pediatric hematology/oncology, please contact member services, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847.375.4724.

APHON in the News

USA Today

APHON routinely participates in special cancer-related editions of USA Today through Mediaplanet. APHON leadership contributed to articles in each of the below issues. 

September 2019

Future of Cancer Care edition — How Nurses Will Influence the Future of Cancer Care

March 2019

Future of Cancer Care edition

March 2018

Future of Cancer Care edition — A Day in the Life of a Pediatric Oncology Nurse

October 2017

The Fight Against Cancer campaign

March 2017

Future of Cancer Care edition — How Nurses Are Creating a New Paradigm of Cancer Care

New Releases

Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing

APHON Announce Kathleen Ruccione as the Dr. Nancy E. Kline Mentoring Award Winner

APHON Announces Ruth Anne Herring as the Dr. Patricia Greene Leadership Award Winner

APHON Announces Debbie Lafond as the Casey Hooke Distinguished Service Award Winner

APHON Announces Membership Awards

APHON Receives Top ASAE Honors for Pediatric Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Program

APHON Supports Full Practice Authority for APRNs in the VA

APHON Announces 40 Years of Advancement

Annual Conference

44th Annual Conference and Exhibit
September 3-5, 2020
New York, New York

Specialized Programs

The Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Program is a 2-day course designed to provide nurses with the knowledge base needed to safely care for children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy or biotherapy. This course is often required within hospitals before nurses are allowed to administer chemotherapy to their young patients.

Nurses learn both the theoretical knowledge and key principles needed to safely, competently, and consistently administer chemotherapy and biotherapy. Nurses who have successfully completed the APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Providers program have learned the highest standards and practices