Our oncology team is committed to helping you and your family through every step of the cancer journey — physically, emotionally and spiritually. Our multidisciplinary team of experts includes physicians, nurses, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, physicists, research nurses, dietitians, chaplains, social workers and volunteers.
Team and Roles
You will be asked to make important decisions at a time when you might not be feeling your best. As part of your cancer care plan, all members of your cancer team are committed to helping you navigate through the health care system to identify when options are to be considered and help you understand them so you and your family can make fully informed decisions.
The nurse care coordinator will:
The social worker offers psychosocial and emotional support, and assists in connecting you to local, regional and national resources available such as:
The dietitian is available to design a nutrition plan to meet your needs and:
Chaplains are available to offer emotional and spiritual support to you and your family throughout your cancer journey.
The chaplain can help you with:
The clinical nurse specialist works closely with the cancer support team and is available to offer you and your family:
The American Cancer Society navigator assists with these services:
Volunteers play an important role in cancer care through their caring presence and support by offering: