What is the Extraordinary Healer Award?

Each year CURE gives readers a unique opportunity to honor an oncology nurse through the Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing, describing the compassion, expertise, and helpfulness that a special oncology nurse has exhibited.

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Event Updates

2012 Essay contest now open! Nominate your nurse today.

Tell CURE about your nurse, and you both could win a trip to fabulous New Orleans!

Do you know an extraordinary oncology nurse whose compassion, expertise and helpfulness made all the difference in your or your loved one’s cancer journey? CURE wants to know!

For the sixth year in a row, CURE is giving you a unique opportunity to honor an oncology nurse through the 2012 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing! Now through March 21, 2012, CURE will accept essay nominations from patients, survivors, caregivers and peers detailing the extraordinary skills that a special oncology nurse has exhibited. 

Three nurse finalists and the individuals who nominated them by essay, plus one guest each, will receive round-trip airfare and two-night accommodations in New Orleans, where they will be honored at a reception to be held in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society’s 37th Annual Congress, on May 3, 2012. One nurse will be presented with the 2012 Extraordinary Healer Award for Oncology Nursing, and will also receive a special gift in recognition of his or her service to cancer patients and survivors.

Send us your essay nomination before March 21, 2012 for the chance to let the good times roll in The Big Easy!