PINK WEEK: The Important Role of Nurse Navigators

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Mae is in the studio with Rachel McConachie, a Dignity Health director of oncology services, talking about nurse navigation.

Cancer patients are assigned a nurse navigator who guide them through the cancer care process and act as a liaison among caregivers and physicians. They act as a personal support to the patient and explain what is happening during their care. This relationship helps make this overwhelming journey a little less frightening.

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