Lung Cancer Support at Winthrop University Hospital Cancer Center
At the Forefront of Cancer Care
Customized Lung Cancer Support with a Compassionate Lung Cancer Center Social Worker
At Winthrop’s renowned Lung Cancer Center, a highly skilled and knowledgeable social worker is available to connect patients and families to supportive counseling and lung cancer support groups.
Each social worker provides patients with a wealth of information and referrals to community and financial resources.
Lung Cancer Nurse Patient Navigator
A registered nurse is available to help patients and families move through every aspect of the treatment journey as smoothly as possible. Your Patient Navigator helps with:
- Presenting patients to the Winthrop multidisciplinary lung cancer team
- Ensuring that the team's recommendations flow efficiently back to the patient and referring physician in an organized, timely manner
- Providing patients with convenient appointments for procedures
- Supporting patients and families during their difficult times through constant communication with the Lung Program's medical, nursing and social work staffs, as well as helping patients and families connect with the right lung cancer support groups.