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When cancer is diagnosed, patients and their loved ones are too often left alone to find information, cope with the 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. So the Eastern Connecticut Cancer Institute (ECCI) offers free Patient Navigators to help alleviate these issues.
Our Nurse Navigators are available to help you navigate through the healthcare system. They can assist you, your loved ones and caregivers in finding support and resources you need, including:
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact:
How Our Oncology Social Worker Can Help
A social worker who serves as a survivorship navigator, is available to meet with you, your loved ones and/or caregivers to provide advocacy and help with your emotional or financial support.
Our social worker can meet with you for:
There is no charge for these services. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 860.533.2957.