Women's Health

How a Health Navigator Can Benefit Breast Cancer Patients

The role of the health navigator

The role of the health navigator

Navigation programs are built around the patient, and can begin at various stages depending on the medical institution in question. Some programs begin immediately at screening in an attempt to move the patient from screening to a rapid and early diagnosis. Others will wait until the breast cancer diagnosis is concrete, and take things from there as both the patient and medical team decide on the best path forward.