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Patient Navigation

If you or someone you love has cancer, a patient navigator can help you in your journey.

Learn how the patient navigator impacted Richard and his wife Jan in his journey with non hodgkin's lymphoma.

Oncology patient navigator nurses (from lf to rt)
 Shelley Nielsen, Patti Frelund, Nina Elledge, Kathy Baars

You can call a patient navigator at any point in your cancer journey - whether you're newly diagnosed or already in treatment.

Contact: 970.297.6165

Patient navigation helps provide a personalized plan for understanding treatment options and finding access to resources during cancer. This free program matches cancer patients with one of our four, specially-trained nurse Patient Navigators, all experts in cancer treatment and our local and national cancer care systems.

Because cancer care is so complex, navigators are dedicated to lessening the burden of cancer for patients and their loves ones.

Patient navigators help patients:

  • Understand a cancer diagnosis and treatment options.
  • Apply for financial assistance.
  • Find credible online cancer information.
  • Connect to local and national resources available to help during cancer.
  • Link to the Poudre Valley Cancer Network's Clinical Research Team, nutrition counseling, and more.

Office: Harmony Campus, 2121 East Harmony Road, Suite 260, Fort Collins, CO 80528

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University of Colorado Health employees dedicate themselves to providing patients and other customers with world-class care and service. Outside organizations recognize that, calling University of Colorado Health's hospitals some of the best in Colorado and even the best in the nation. Some of those accolades are listed below:



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