2012 June 8

Nurses' Navigation Gets Two Thumbs Up from Cancer Patient

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Cancer patient Art Lochead flashes two thumbs up after a
jaunt on the treadmill at his doctor’s office.

Sue Stein, a nurse navigator at LHSC, guides and supports cancer patients throughout their diagnostic journey to make care more patient-centered.

That means answering patient questions and providing them with helpful education and resources, coordinating their tests and appointments in order to shorten the wait time, giving them emotional support and identifying and managing their symptoms. Essentially, Patient Navigators are invaluable resources to patients during a tremendously stressful time.