Navigator Services

When diagnosed with cancer, patients and their loved ones are too often left alone to find information, cope with a cancer diagnosis, make decisions under pressure, seek the best medical care, and deal with financial, insurance, and/or employment issues.  These stressful tasks drain energy that should focused on treatment and recovery.  Patient Navigators assist with all of these issues.


Nurse Navigators, Sheila Citroni, RN, OCN and Carolina Starr-Manning, MSN, OCN, CHPN, RN, are available to help you navigate through the healthcare system.  Sheila and Carolina can assist you, your loved ones and caregivers in finding support and resources you need.  They can help with symptom management, getting a second opinion, scheduling tests, referral for homecare services and coordinating your care.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Sheila at 860.646.1222, extension 1406 or scitroni@echn.org and Carolina at 860.646.1222, extension 1408 or cstarr-manning@echn.org.


A Survivorship Navigator, Lee Tremback, LCSW is available to meet with you, your loved ones and/or caregivers to provide advocacy and help with your emotional or financial support.  Lee can meet with you for supportive counseling, assistance in locating resources to help you with finances, disability, medical insurance, advance directives and post-treatment survivorship care planning.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Lee at 860.533.2957 or ltremback@echn.org.

There is no charge for these services.

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