Traffic Alert: On Monday, May 30, access to The Valley Hospital from the Linwood end of North Van Dien Avenue will be restricted from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. to allow for the Ridgewood Run 5K and 10K. Everyone coming to the hospital during that period should enter North Van Dien from East Glen Avenue.
A breast cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and you likely have many questions about what your next steps should be.
With Valley’s breast patient navigators, you will receive support and guidance from certified navigators throughout the process. Our navigators guide you from screening and diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.
Our navigators complement the services provided by the entire multidisciplinary breast cancer team.
Breast Patient Navigators at Valley
- Valley's patient navigators at our Breast Imaging Center support you through the mammography process
- Our nurse navigator through our Breast Cancer Program supports you through cancer treatment options
Breast Patient Navigator Services
At no cost to you, our navigators help with the following services:
- Coordinate testing, medical appointments and other services throughout your breast cancer treatment
- Obtain patient records from other medical facilities
- Educate you about your disease process, treatment options and side effects
- Serve as a liaison between you and your physician(s), assisting in communication with the multidisciplinary team
- Help you access community services or other resources as needed
- Provide basic nutritional and physical fitness support
- Offer emotional support
- Tailor services to you and your family
Our Integrative Medicine Approach
Our nurse navigator provides a holistic, integrative approach to your treatment that promotes health and healing. This support can be especially useful as you begin to face physical and emotional challenges related to a new diagnosis.
Contact Our Breast Patient Navigators
You don’t need to go through breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment alone. Contact a breast patient navigator to get started.