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From Your Navigator

Advice for Newly-Diagnosed Patients with Cancer

Sharon Gentry encourages patients who have just been diagnosed with cancer to inquire about connecting with a navigator.
Video Library – January 23, 2017
Sharon Gentry, RN, MSN, AOCN, CBCN, HON-ONN-CG
Program Director, Academy of Oncology & Patient Navigators (AONN+)
Lewisville, NC
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