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The best way to beat lung cancer is through early diagnosis and treatment. Lung nodules can be a sign of lung cancer, so it’s important to determine early on whether they are cancerous.

If a nodule or nodules are found, our lung nodule navigator will reach out to prepare your for what’s to come.

The lung nodule navigator is a registered nurse and a valuable partner in your health journey. They work as a care coordinator throughout the process of your diagnosis to guide and support your individual needs.

What does a lung nodule navigator do?

Once a nodule is discovered, our navigator will work with a team of physicians, surgeons and nurses to design a care plan specifically for you. The navigator will monitor the patient and triage the needed services across all service lines.

Why do I need a lung nodule navigator?

The navigator serves as a care coordinator throughout the process of discovering a lung nodule to diagnosis and treatment. The navigator assesses the physical, psychological and social needs of each patient and they ensure you have access to the resources you need throughout your journey.

What are the benefits of working with a lung nodule navigator?

The lung nodule navigator can be very instrumental in your care. Our unique navigator program offers many benefits:

  • Educate you on tests, surgeries, treatments and medical resources that are available to you
  • Help you voice any questions or concerns to your care team
  • Address any financial concerns you may have during your treatment
  • Advocate your needs and the needs of your family
  • Provide much-needed emotional support
  • Facilitate physician recommendations for patient care to help ensure patient compliance and understanding
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