Oncology Patient Navigation

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Northside Hospital Cancer Institute (NHCI) understands that a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming for patients and their families. Our oncology patient navigation team is here to help. Team members are committed to providing patients with the support and guidance they need to navigate treatments, connect patients to resources and services, and address barriers to care they may be facing.

The oncology patient navigation team can be a compassionate starting point for patients after receiving a cancer diagnosis. Team members include Oncology Nurse Navigators and Cancer Care Liaisons.

To speak with an oncology patient navigation team member, please call 404-300-2800 or email [email protected].

Oncology Nurse Navigators

The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute oncology patient navigation team includes Oncology Nurse Navigators, who are registered nurses with extensive cancer-related knowledge and training. Oncology Nurse Navigators serve as a resource for patients by providing them with clinical information and education. They are available to answer questions related to a patient’s cancer diagnosis and treatment. Oncology Nurse Navigators also assist with providing access to emotional and psychological support, including referrals to support groups.

Cancer Care Liaisons

Cancer Care Liaisons provide invaluable support to patients during their cancer journey, They are non-clinical members of the oncology patient navigation team who have been trained to work with patients and their families to identify and address barriers to care they may be facing. Cancer Care Liaisons also assist Oncology Nurse Navigators by identifying practical needs and linking patients to resources to address their needs.