Head and Neck Cancer Patient Navigators

Every patient diagnosed with a head, neck or skull base tumor is provided with the services of our patient navigator program. This unique program assists patients and their families with the challenges that come with a tumor diagnosis. Our patient navigator is a registered nurse who is an advocate for patients and families and provides information and support through diagnosis, treatment and beyond. Patient navigator services are free and available as needed by patients and families.

The head, neck and skull base patient navigator can be reached at (502) 629-1800.

Cancer – 4673

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Cancer care that isn’t too far from home.

(502) 629-HOPE (4673)


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