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Caitlin was recognized for her compassion and support of the families she works with

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE® magazine, which services over a million patients, survivors and caregivers dedicated to providing cancer updates, announces that Caitlin Cohen, M.S.N., RN, CPNP-AC, CPHON, of University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, was chosen as the 2019 CURE® Extraordinary Healer® for Oncology Nursing, which honors nurses who have dedicated their careers to helping patients with cancer, their families and their oncology co-workers.

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“We are pleased to honor Caitlin as this year’s Extraordinary Healer® Award winner,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of CURE Media Group. “Caitlin goes far beyond what is required of her and makes herself a part of the families that she works with. She is the definition of an Extraordinary Healer®.”

Cohen is a nurse practitioner for children facing bone marrow transplants at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, where she helps support the children and families she works with. Cohen feels like she is part of the family and encourages them to call her cellphone with any question or concern.

Cohen was recognized last evening at an awards gala in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society’s (ONS) Annual Congress. Giuliana Rancic, co-host of E! News, presented Cohen with the award at the event, where the New York Times best-selling author and cancer survivor was also keynote speaker.

Founded in 2007, the Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing has received over 1,000 nominations and continues to grow each year. The winners and essays honored over the past 13 years have included men and women, adults and children, representing a variety of cancer centers and hospitals in many states. The 2019 finalists were Barbara Bittner, RN, OCN, and Angela Hammack, B.S.N., RN, OCN.

For more information about the 2019 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing reception, click here.

This event is sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Amgen and Janssen.

About CURE Media Group

CURE Media Group is the leading resource for cancer updates, research and education. It combines a full suite of media products, including its industry-leading website,; innovative video programs, such as “CURE Connections®”; a series of widely attended live events; and CURE® magazine, which reaches over 1 million readers, as well as the dynamic website for oncology nurses,, and its companion publication, Oncology Nursing News®. CURE Media Group is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates, Inc. family of businesses, which includes the acclaimed OncLive® platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. For more information, visit and


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