A diagnosis of cancer greatly impacts one's life. It affects how
a patient feels about him or herself. It can change relationships
with friends and family. Plans for the future sometimes must be
altered. It can be a difficult and troubling time.
But anxieties can be eased through the caring, sensitive support
from health care professionals at TMC Hospital Hill.
Our Patient Navigator program is a free service that can help you
or your loved one through the emotional period of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Patient
- Emotional support and guidance;
- Nurses to help
patients "navigate" through cancer diagnosis and treatment;
phones for patients who do not have home telephones;
- Help with
- Child care while patients are at TMC Hospital Hill;
- Information about financial assistance,
treatment, side effects of medication, hair loss and wigs, nutrition, pain management; and
- A connection to community
Patient Navigator is funded by
grants from Susan G. Komen for the Cure, American Cancer Society and
Back in the Swing.
For more information, please call: