Cancer Navigator Services

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The Lutheran Cancer Resource Center focuses on one patient, one cancer at a time. Nurse navigators - including breast cancer, gastroenterology cancer and oncology nurse navigators - are here to help provide direction, support and encouragement to help patients chart a course. Nurse navigators help patients and families from initial diagnosis through treatment and beyond.

What is a cancer navigator?

  • A registered nurse who works with patients, families and physicians to help the cancer patient "navigate" the healthcare system.
  • Your cancer navigator assists in arranging and maintaining communication between patients and their families, as well as physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • This is a free service offered by the Lutheran Cancer Resource Center.
Cancer Navigator Service

Your personal cancer navigator can help with:

  • Understanding your diagnosis and explaining treatment options
  • Coordinating appointments with physicians
  • Emotional support
  • Connection to resources for transportation, medication and spiritual needs
  • Connection with services such as nutritional counseling, physical therapy, clinical trials, genetic testing, financial assistance and home healthcare/li>
  • Assisting communication between you, your family and physicians
  • Removing any roadblocks that may hinder your care
Our cancer navigators are here to help. Call us at (260) 435-7959(260) 435-7959.