Monthly Archives: February 2011

Becoming a Patient Navigator – 2011 Update

Patient navigation and patient advocacy as a new and emerging profession is gaining attention because it fills so many gaps in the current American health care system. Learn more about training, job opportunities and the landscape of patient navigation. Continue reading

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When Lightning Strikes

I received the news last week – two more friends have been diagnosed with breast cancer.   I cried.  This is the fourth friend in less than two years that has been diagnosed with cancer – a diagnosis that is … Continue reading

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Navigator Notes – February Edition

Cancer costs vs. prevention, health care reform timetable and food science are the topics of this month’s newsletter. Continue reading

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When Women Should Seek a Second Opinion

Women, in particular, are sometimes reluctant to seek a second opinion. Learn how and when a second opinion can be life-saving. Continue reading

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