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Cancer Navigation

Intro:

Cancer Navigation provides supportive services to individuals affected by cancer. Whitman-Walker’s navigation services can include:

  • Identifying and addressing barriers to care
  • Adhering to, or staying on track of, your specific care plan and/or
  • Improving your treatment plans and outcomes

To learn more about cancer navigation services at Whitman-Walker, please email jbrooks@whitman-walker.org.

 

Body:

Whitman-Walker offers additional cancer support services including Distress Screenings, a Frankly Speaking About Cancer education series and the Open to Options support program.

 

Cancer Distress Screening

Cancer Distress Screening is a program to help you identify any care concerns early on in a cancer diagnosis. Whitman-Walker will help you address your concerns before they become barriers to care. For more information on Distress Screenings or to start this service, please email rkeita@whitman-walker.org.

 

Frankly Speaking About Cancer

Frankly Speaking About Cancer is a cancer education series that can help you learn more about cancer, your treatment options, and how it can affect the body and mind. Frankly Speaking About Cancer discusses the topics important to those affected by cancer. For more information on Frankly Speaking About Cancer, contact rbuford@whitman-walker.org.

 

Open to Options

Open to Options is a decision-making support program to help patients who are starting, or experiencing, cancer treatment prepare for talking about treatment options in their next medical appointment. For more information on the Open to Options support program, contact akrautwurst@whitman-walker.org.

Locations

All our Services are available in multiple languages upon request.

Our bilingual staff and volunteers will help get the language services you need!

202.745.7000

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