Breast Cancer Patient Navigators
Facing a diagnosis of breast cancer, or any other breast health concern, can feel overwhelming. But with Norton Cancer Institute’s Breast Health Program, you’re never alone on the journey.
Here, you or your loved one is paired with a dedicated, oncology-certified nurse navigator who specializes in breast health. The patient navigator helps ease stress and guide you through every phase of care, from the point of a suspicious finding through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.
Count on your personal navigator to:
- Help make your way through the health care system
- Provide educational materials and resources to promote breast health
- Provide one-on-one consultations to help you and your family better understand the diagnosis and treatment options
- Assist with information gathering
- Coordinate care and streamline appointments for quicker treatment
- Identify and help overcome any barriers to cancer care, such as finances, transportation, language, culture, communication or fear
- Link you and your caregivers to community resources to address specific needs during cancer treatment
All services are free and available to anyone in our Louisville, Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana communities, regardless of hospital affiliation.
Breast Cancer Support Group
Our breast health patient navigator also facilitates a support group, where women diagnosed with breast cancer meet to share their experiences and provide encouragement to one another.
The group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Norton Cancer Institute Resource Center, Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews, Suite 111, 3991 Dutchmans Lane. Call (502) 899-6888 to register.
For more information about our comprehensive breast cancer care, and to make an appointment with a specialist, call (502) 629-4440.
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