Navigating Your Treatment and Recovery
At the USC Lung Cancer Program, our lung nurse navigator is your dedicated health advocate, ready to coordinate and expedite all aspects of your care. Whether you have questions about your treatment plan, need help with your insurance provider or need to schedule an appointment with our lung cancer team, our nurse navigator will be by your side every step of the way.
- Appointment scheduling
- Centralized communication
- Coordinated care
- Health advocate
- Insurance benefit coordination
- Patient education
Coordinated care just for you
Our nurse navigator provides support and guidance by combining both clinical and administrative expertise to streamline all aspects of your care. As your key point of contact, our navigator will coordinate all of your appointments with our lung cancer team and will help with everything from requesting medical records to expediting authorizations and managing insurance provider requests.
Your trusted health advocate
We know that a lung cancer diagnosis and treatment can be overwhelming. That’s why our nurse navigator will be by your side, from treatment to recovery. As you discuss your customized treatment plan with each of our lung cancer experts at our multidisciplinary clinic, our nurse navigator will take notes and keep track of the information. This added layer of care includes help with answering any questions you may have after meeting with our team and coordinating your follow-up appointments, tests and care.
Our nurse navigator is also your trusted source for education on a wide range of topics. Whether you have questions about your diagnosis, need more details about your treatment plan or would like information about support services for you and your family, our nurse navigator offers expertise and guidance. As added support, our nurse navigator also gathers educational materials from reliable resources to help you and your family better understand your lung cancer diagnosis and treatment plan.
As your trusted health advocate, our nurse navigator will provide the information you need and help manage the logistics of your care, so you can focus your efforts on your treatment and well-being.
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Dr. Ye is a radiation oncologist at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at Keck Medicine of USC. He specializes in a wide array of advanced radiation treatment techniques for people with lung, breast, brain and spine tumors. Here’s what you won’t find on his resume. He can’t wait to swim with manta rays in Kona.