Sarah Cannon Nurses Week Spotlight: Yvonne Ward, Breast Navigator in Kansas City

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This week, during Oncology Nursing Month and also Nurses Week, we recognize the important role nurses who specialize in cancer play in navigating the cancer journey and honor their commitment to caring for those facing the disease. Yvonne Ward, RN, MSN, OCN, nurse navigator specializing in breast health at Sarah Cannon at Overland Park Regional … Continued

The Benefits of Nurse Navigators

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Throughout the cancer journey, a cancer patient can see up to 8 different cancer experts from diagnosis through recovery. Sarah Cannon’s specially-trained nurse navigators assist patients through their journeys, connecting them with healthcare team members, answering questions related to their treatment plan and helping them digest new information. With compassion and knowledge of a patient’s … Continued

Sarah Cannon’s Nurse Navigators

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A cancer diagnosis can often be overwhelming as it brings new and unfamiliar words, decisions, and emotions for patients. Balancing day-to-day obligations along with the appointments and stresses of a cancer diagnosis can be challenging. Sarah Cannon nurse navigators, who specialize in cancer care, walk with you through your journey, serving as a resource and … Continued

What Is A Survivorship Care Plan?

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You may have heard the term “survivorship care plan” during your cancer journey and wondered what it meant and how it could help you as you end active treatment. Developed by your patient navigator, the survivorship care plan is tailored to your treatment plan and arms you with information that will serve as a guide … Continued