Fairfield Medical Center's oncology nurse navigators are here to provide Fairfield Medical Center patients with that help. The specially trained staff in this cutting edge program provide the support to patients and their families needed to guide them through the cancer care system. While nurse navigators limit assistance to Fairfield Medical Center patients, the Cancer Resource Center is open to patients of other facilities.
Oncology nurse navigators wear many hats as they direct cancer patients and their families through unfamiliar healthcare territory. They work to support and educate patients, as well as keep communication open between physicians, patients and their families so that everyone understands the diagnosis and treatment plans needed.
Ivy O’Neal, oncology nurse navigator, acts as an advocate for Fairfield Medical Center cancer patients. Her goal is to make the journey less complex and more comfortable for patients. Simply put, she coordinates all aspects of the cancer Nurse navigators assist cancer patients and their families by offering a broad array of services:
As a local gospel quartet member, there is nothing John Fortner loves more than traveling to different churches to share his love of music.
However, since his diagnosis with stage 1 colon cancer in January, John has been doing more than just singing at these concerts: He’s been sharing his personal story to raise awareness about getting screened early.
Tuesday, August 04
Gentle Yoga - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BioCare - 12:00 PM
Thursday, August 06
Heart Failure Management & Support Class - 6:00 PM
Monday, August 10
Look Good Feel Better Class - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday, August 13
Cancer Fatigue Class - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM