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Breast Health Navigator

Breast Health Navigators (BHN) are nursing professionals who are specially trained to coordinate the clinical, educational and supportive needs of our patients who are either facing a possible breast cancer diagnosis or newly diagnosed with breast cancer. The BHN is here to help you and your loved ones navigate along the way.

The Breast Health Navigator's role includes:

  • Obtaining a focused patient history
  • Providing clinical breast exams
  • Assisting patients in the interpretation and understanding of test results
  • Working with your provider to facilitate the scheduling of diagnostic tests
  • Assessing and referring women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer for genetic counseling
  • Serving as a resource to patients diagnosed with breast cancer or benign breast changes 

Recommended Online Resources:

American Cancer Society
Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345

Cancer Information Service (National Cancer Institute)
Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER

The Women's Health Resource

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Phone: 1-800-548-8252

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