Oncology Patient Navigation Program
Oncology Patient Navigation Program

Oncology Patient Navigation Program

WHAT IS A PATIENT NAVIGATOR?

Patient Navigators are specially-trained individuals that help guide and support you and your family through your cancer care journey and recovery. Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a challenging and emotional time for you and your family. As skilled and compassionate professionals, our navigators will assist you and your family to identify and overcome protentional physical, financial and social barriers as well as build lasting relationships to promote community and emotional wellbeing.

Regardless of where you receive diagnosis and treatment, The Littman Cancer Center Navigators are available for appointments to discuss your needs and ease your mind as you and your family move through this journey.

How PATIENT NAVIGATORS assist throughout your cancer journey

In addition to offering state-of-the-art, cancer care at Montefiore St Luke’s Cornwall Littman Cancer Center, our navigators offer expert supportive service and guidance during your cancer care treatment and recovery.

This individualized approach with our navigators helps us to ensure that you and your family’s concerns are met in a timely manner. Our navigators are accessible to answer your questions and addressed any fears and anxiety that you may have.

The program assists with obtaining cancer related care and information including:

  • Community resources and support
  • Communication with healthcare staff and providers
  • Scheduling appointments or completing paperwork
  • Identifying and accessing eligibility for financial services (as applicable)
  • Emotional support
  • Referral to social services (as applicable)
  • Palliative Care support and services
  • Support groups