Integrative Oncology Navigators are highly trained individuals from a variety of backgrounds, and include oncology nurses, social workers, integrative practitioners, and cancer survivors. Serving as educators, advocates, and compassionate guides, they:
Through companionship, guidance, advocacy and education that motivates the individual out of a state of passive acceptance or active denial into engaged, life-affirming action.
Facilitate Access to Integrative Therapies and Resources
By teaching integrative techniques and connecting patients with resources that support emotional, spiritual and physical healing in tandem with medical care.
Maintain a Consistent Presence
By coordinating care and providing seamless navigation support throughout the entire cancer experience.
Offer a Refuge
By providing compassionate, culturally sensitive support to each patient and their loved ones.