At DeKalb Medical, comprehensive breast cancer care in Atlanta means having a Nurse Navigator to assist you from the time you see our breast care specialists for a problem until treatment begins and throughout your survivorship journey. Nurse Navigators play an integral role in the remarkable partnership of cancer treatment and support that DeKalb Medical’s Cancer Center offers its patients.
Registered nurses with special training in oncology care, Nurse Navigators guide women who are diagnosed at DeKalb Medical with breast or gynecological cancer, with the goal of moving through the diagnosis and treatment process as quickly as possible. Your Nurse Navigator will help schedule appointments, working directly with your primary care physician to assist with referrals and breast cancer treatment planning. She also will inform, advise and provide emotional support to you while you receive medical care at DeKalb Medical’s Cancer Center in Atlanta. To contact a Nurse Navigator, you may send an email to navigator @ dekalbmedical.org or call 404.501.EASY.