nurse navigators

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Nurse navigators help cancer patients cope early in carePatients had better experiences and fewer problems in health information, care coordination, and psychological and social care.
Nurse navigators help cancer patients cope early in careWhen Group Health patients received support from a nurse navigator, or advocate, soon after a cancer diagnosis, they had better experiences and fewer problems with their care—particularly in health information, care coordination, and psychological and social care—according to a randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.