Certified Breast Care Navigator

Personal support when you need it most. Our breast care navigator is a trained health care professional who is available to all breast cancer patients and their loved ones to help coordinate care, support, and act as an advocate. A breast care navigator’s main goal is to be a resource to you through every step of your care to help give you peace of mind and comfort.

A Certified Breast Care Navigator serves as:

  • A consistent care coordinator throughout the continuum of care assessing the physical, emotional and social needs of the patient.
  • A support person for the breast cancer patient and their loved ones in understanding and coping with the strong emotions and social recovery.
  • A facilitator of available community resources for patients and their loved ones (such as gas vouchers, co-pay relief, transportation services, local support groups, etc.)
  • An educator in breast cancer treatment options and general breast health issues.
  • A personal advocate for the needs of breast cancer patients and their loved ones.

Additional Support Services

  • Multidisciplinary consultation
  • Instruction on performing breast self-exams
  • Dietary consultation
  • Education & psychosocial support
  • Patient & family support
  • Survivorship partners
  • Permanent make-up technician
  • Genetic testing and counseling
  • Breast health education and information
  • On-site nipple areola repigmentation
  • Community partnerships (local support groups, etc.)
  • American Cancer Society Gift Closet (free wigs, scarves, bras and prostheses)