At AtlantiCare, you’ll benefit from an entire Breast Health team.
When the diagnosis is cancer, the breast-health team at AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute will be on your side. The team starts with you. Members of the team will include a breast surgeon or surgical oncologist, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, a breast-nurse navigator, oncology nurses, an oncology dietician, technicians and social workers. Your treatment team will help guide you throughout your journey, customizing your care to meet your personal needs, your individual preferences and your specific type of cancer. We encourage you to be an active participant in your care.
A breast-nurse navigator is available to you throughout your journey.
Our breast-nurse navigator is a compassionate cancer nurse with specialized knowledge to assist you throughout your treatment journey. As an advocate for you, the breast-nurse navigator will do the following:
At AtlantiCare, you won’t have to face cancer alone. We offer invaluable support services to help our cancer patients live well during a difficult time. We provide guidance, assistance and support programs, including: Gilda’s Club, Patient Education Classes, Social Workers, Nutritional Services, Palliative Care, Pastoral Care, Hospice and Van Transportation.
AtlantiCare plays an active role in the advancement of cancer research by offering a number of clinical trials for the most promising new cancer treatments.