Getting the news that you or a loved one has cancer can be overwhelming. Doctors Medical Center of Modesto’s Oncology Nurse Navigator program is designed to provide the support and answers you need during this time.
About Nurse Navigators
The role of the Nurse Navigator is to guide you through the healthcare system. As a key member of your health care team, the Nurse Navigator will help facilitate communication with your medical team and advocate for you during every phase of treatment. From coordinating tests and services to providing information and education, the Nurse Navigator is dedicated to you, helping you track and get to appointments, manage side effects, and ensure that your questions and concerns on clinical issues are addressed and resolved.
Working with a Nurse Navigator can help you understand your diagnosis and treatment options more clearly, empowering you to make more informed decisions. Additional benefits include more timely access to healthcare services and information and fewer delayed and missed appointments — all leading to improved satisfaction with your healthcare experience.
For more information about Doctors Medical Center’s Nurse Navigator program, call (209) 342-3329.