Keck Medicine of USC
Univeristy of Southern California
Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.

USC Lung Cancer Program

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.

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Our offerings

  • 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.


Find out more about what the USC Lung Cancer Program has to offer.

Care Centered Around You

Care Centered Around You

Discover how our multidisciplinary clinic brings your entire care team to you.

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Get to know the lung cancer experts who will be your trusted partners in care.

News and Stories

Meet Jason Ye, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

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.