Allow us to assist your cancer care journey with the introduction of our Cancer Navigator, helping you make tough decisions throughout the cancer continuum.
Cancer Navigator Program
Providing a helping hand for patients is what we do in our Cancer Navigator Program.
Realising that chronic diseases such as cancer require a multi-stakeholder approach, our nurses will provide you the assistance you need in understanding more about your illness, treatment, and how to manage your cancer journey.
Established this year, our Cancer Navigator Program aims to help you in your cancer journey by:
Providing you assistance in understanding more about your disease, prescribed treatment, side effects of treatment, and how to manage them.
Supporting the timely scheduling of appointments, diagnostic testing, and procedures.
Functioning as a member of an interdisciplinary team to assess, secure, and coordinate appropriate services through the continuum of care
Evaluating patients for psychosocial distress and feedback to attending physician for further management
Address tangible barriers to care such as accommodation, transportation, visa extension, and much more
Coordinate patients & caregivers for cancer genetic counselling/screening
In consultation with other members of the healthcare team, promote awareness of clinical trials as appropriate
Get the right treatment for the right diagnosis at the right time. Time to beat cancer!
Begin your cancer journey with us here at Mahkota Cancer Centre.