The Bronson Oncology Nurse Navigator Service offers a personal navigator who acts as liaison to enhance the quality and continuity of care for cancer patients.
When newly faced with a cancer diagnosis, you may wonder:
What questions do I ask?
What resources are available for me?
How do I coordinate my care?
The Bronson Oncology Nurse Navigator Service can help you. It is a single point of contact for Bronson patients and their families through their journey of cancer diagnosis and treatment. The nurse navigator is an educator, advocate and friend. She can help improve the quality and continuity of your cancer care. She removes barriers and helps bridge gaps in care. That way you can get the coordinated care you need.
The Oncology Nurse Navigator can help you by:
working with you to understand diagnosis and treatment options
helping you with timely access to appointments and resources
coordinating appointments with your doctor and surgeon’s offices
offering education and support before and after surgery
finding solutions to personal needs and concerns, such as transportation, finances, cosmetic services, nutrition and genetic counseling
relieving some of your burden as you move through the complex cancer treatment journey
helping you connect with doctors, the West Michigan Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society and other community resources
This service is for Bronson patients who have a cancer diagnosis. It is located in Suite M-515 of the Medical Office Pavilion at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Call (269) 341-8358 for more information.
John McCraney did not expect to be diagnosed with cancer at his age. He and his family are grateful for Bronson's Oncology Nurse Navigator Service. John says having someone always there for you is "priceless" and he recommends the service to anyone dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Read John's story.