What's an oncology nurse navigator?
An Oncology Nurse Navigator is a registered nurse with cancer experience and specialized training. They are specially trained as Oncology Certified Nurses (OCN) which gives them expert knowledge of cancer care. As a key member of your care team, they help you create a personalized plan of care for navigating each step of your cancer journey.
We're here to help
Going through cancer treatment can get overwhelming. You will have to schedule appointments, follow up on test results, and meet new doctors. That’s where your Navigator steps in to:
- Ensure that you and your family understand your diagnosis
- Schedule appointments
- Prepare questions to ask your doctor
- Connect you to other support services