Oncology Nurse Navigators
A cancer diagnosis comes with plenty to think about. You may have questions that need answers, tests to schedule, treatments to consider, concerns about family members or uncertainty about how the medical system works.
An oncology nurse navigator at Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials will help you with all of this, supporting and guiding you throughout your care. Focused on your comfort and convenience, these healthcare experts provide the understanding care you want and deserve, when you need it most.
Expertise You Can Rely On
Our oncology nurse navigators are experienced advanced practice nurses with an expertise in oncology. From the time you're diagnosed, this individual is available as a dedicated member of your cancer care team and will facilitate personalized cancer care for you and your family.
Whether your physician recommends traditional treatments or clinical trials, your oncology nurse navigator will serve as your personal advocate.
Caring Support When You Need It Most
Serving as a link between you, your physicians and the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center or Clinical Trials team, your oncology nurse navigator will make sure you receive the information, support and resources you need. This includes:
- Consulting with you and your family members to describe the comprehensive spectrum of services available at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center.
- Assessing the individual needs of you and your family and providing the necessary education, information and resource materials.
- Conducting follow-up to ease stress and provide ongoing support and education.
- Providing education on navigating the healthcare system and strategies for being your own healthcare advocate.
To schedule a consultation with an oncology nurse navigator who specializes in clinical trials, please call 480-323-1339 or 877-273-3713.