Cancer Navigator Services

We believe in focusing on one patient, one cancer at a time. Our oncology-certified nurse navigators are here to help provide direction, support and encouragement to help patients chart a course. Nurse navigators help patients and families from initial diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

What is a Cancer Navigator?

  • An oncology-certified nurse who works with patients, families and physicians to help the cancer patient "navigate" the healthcare system.
  • Your cancer navigator assists in arranging and maintaining communication between patients and their families, as well as physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • This is a free service offered by the Lutheran Cancer Resource Center.

Cancer Navigator ServiceYour personal cancer navigator can help with:

  • Understanding your diagnosis and explaining treatment options
  • Coordinating appointments with physicians
  • Emotional support
  • Connection to resources for transportation, medication and spiritual needs
  • Connection with services such as nutritional counseling, physical therapy, clinical trials, genetic testing, financial assistance, home healthcare and support groups
  • Assisting communication between you, your family and physicians
  • Removing any roadblocks that may hinder your care
Our cancer navigators are here to help. Call us at (260) 435-7959(260) 435-7959.
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