Case Manager

Posted on December 5th, 2001 by

The member of a cancer team-usually a nurse or oncology nurse specialist- who coordinates the patient’s care throughout diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. The case manager is a new concept that provides a guide through the complex system of health care by helping cut through red tape, getting responses to questions, managing crises, and connecting the patient and family to needed resources.

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