Education and support are important tools to help women fighting breast cancer. At Franciscan Health, we treat the body, mind and spirit when it comes to ongoing breast cancer care.
Franciscan Health is committed to providing ongoing support for our patients by offering the latest in breast cancer education and support tools.
Our breast cancer support groups provide support, encouragement, and a non-judgmental atmosphere to share concerns as well as joys and triumphs. Breast cancer support groups are open to those newly diagnosed, those going through treatment and those who have completed treatment. While each support group is made up of unique individuals, the goals are the same:
Franciscan Health also offers nurse navigators as part of our breast cancer support services. Following a breast cancer diagnosis, our breast health nurse navigator serves as a single point of contact for patients. This navigator provides education, facilitation and support on a one-on-one basis through treatment. A nurse navigator provides:
The breast cancer nurse navigator serves as the point person for the patient’s entire health team, reviewing the patient’s history and making appropriate appointments based on the patient’s needs and the team’s treatment plan.