Center for Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disease
Oncology Nurse Navigator Program
The Oncology Nurse Navigator Program, led by Joan Hallman, BSN, RN-BC, OCN, Registered Nurse, is available to help cancer patients and their families on their journey through treatment every step of the way. Our registered nurse navigator assures individualized assistance, support, and services for those diagnosed with cancer. Working with affiliated physicians, social workers, genetic counselors, clinical research associates, and dieticians, the nurse navigator helps coordinate all aspects of cancer patient care.
Through the free patient navigation service, patients and families have access to an invaluable resource who can assist answer questions about tests and diagnostics, coordinate treatment and follow-up care, assist with making appointments, and provide information on everything from support groups to medical insurance. Specializing in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal cancers including endocrine syndromes, the registered nurse navigator blends clinical experience, passion for patient advocacy, and personal experiences to help guide every cancer patient facing a diagnosis on their individual cancer journey.