Longtime nurse navigator Sharon Gentry describes how a nurse navigator will help ensure you get the best possible care during your treatment and beyond. The article includes useful sources and a handy chart for easy reference.
Nurse Navigator Sharon Gentry explains the critical role a “navigator” plays throughout cancer treatment and offers useful strategies for patients to communicate with and properly utilize their navigators to receive the best possible care.
You have just been diagnosed with cancer, and one of the first people you meet on your healthcare team is introduced as a navigator. “A what?” you think. “I need doctors, not a GPS!” But overtime, you will realize this person is a great guide.
Last modified: April 18, 2018
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