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  • Oncology Services


    Nothing turns your life upside down like a cancer diagnosis.
    Our Nurse navigators are here to help you and your family
    through your entire cancer journey. 

Cancer Care


Nothing turns your life upside down like a cancer diagnosis. You may feel overwhelmed by the journey ahead of you, involving many specialists and procedures. Nurse navigators are here to help you and your family through your entire cancer journey. From initial diagnosis through surgery and treatments to recovery and survival, your navigator will be with you every step of the way. The Dignity Health cancer services nurse navigation program is the only one of its kind on the Central Coast.

What is a Nurse Navigator?

 

Our nurse navigators are highly skilled nurses who serve as a constant presence throughout your cancer treatment. They act as a liaison among caregivers and physicians and are specially trained to help you determine what screenings you need along with the different cancer treatment options you’ll find.  They are an important source of both information and support that will help guide you through your care process. Nurse navigators are here for you at each of our Dignity Health Central Coast Hospitals. Our navigators and our entire team of oncology experts and support staff are here to support you through your journey. 

Nurse Navigators: Services We Provide

Your personal nurse navigator will:

  • Help you understand your cancer diagnosis and treatment options
  • Coordinate communication between you and your health care team
  • Inform you about financial counseling, clinical trials, genetic counseling and other support services
  • Help coordinate appointments and treatments
  • Help you and your family connect with community services
  • Be a constant, compassionate and helping hand throughout your journey

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