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You will never be alone through your cancer
treatment. Our multidisciplinary breast care team will be with you for your entire journey, from diagnosis and treatment to
coping with side effects and life beyond cancer.
In addition, you’ll
have the expertise of an entire team of experts from Centura Health, the region’s
leading health care network through what we call our “Multidisciplinary Breast
Conference.”All patients that are newly
diagnosed with breast cancer are discussed at a weekly multi-hospital cancer
conference. The team will review your care and provide expert opinions.
Jacque Wright, RN, BSN
Nurse Navigator Jacque Wright is a registered nurse with twenty-nine
years experience working throughout the Denver area. Her nursing experience
includes trauma, family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, oncology and
some obstetrics and gynecology work. She received her bachelor’s degree in
nursing from Canyon College in Caldwell, Idaho. Jacque is passionate about
oncology care and shares, “I believe a patient is a valued person to be cared
for, respected, nurtured, understood and assisted. I strive to be the nurse you
would want as a patient!”
Your first cancer
Your Nurse Navigator will be contacted after it is
determined that you have a positive biopsy. Your doctor will talk with you
first, and the Nurse Navigator will then answer any additional questions and be
sure you have your follow-up care plan in place.
Your first visit with
your Nurse Navigator
You will be scheduled with your breast surgeon to discuss your care plan. Your Nurse Navigator
will meet with you in person at your visit. Your Nurse Navigator will
review your Patient Care Planner with you and that includes:
Your Nurse Navigator will be
you and your family’s advocate during your journey. It is important that you
share information with them so that they can best guide you through every step.
Here are some things your Nurse Navigator might ask you:
Your ongoing support
from your Nurse Navigator
Your Nurse Navigator will continue to follow up with you
over the phone and in person at your upcoming appointments as needed. You can
be confident that your Nurse Navigator will assist you with the following
services as needed:
Your medical oncologist specializes in the long-term
management of your cancer. Your doctor will determine if you need chemotherapy
or other medications to treat your cancer.
Request your mammogram at one of our seven screening locations online or call toll-free: 1-844-642-2273.
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