Throughout your cancer care, our nurse navigators are here to guide you in your treatment. They serve as your regular point of contact for your cancer care.
Our nurse navigators are licensed registered nurses who have specific training in oncology. They work closely with our doctors and midlevel providers so they can:
Because cancer affects so many parts of your life, our patient navigators are here to help you find any support you may need outside of your treatment. They can connect you with resources within the UNM Cancer Center and throughout our state, including clinical trials, support groups, family support groups, oncology nutrition, pharmacy services, chaplain services, and transportation assistance.
Our Patient Navigators
Raney Weiler (l) and Mayra Madrid (r)
will help guide you at the center.
Patient Navigators help you get used to our clinic. They serve as a regular point of contact for you, your family and your caregivers. They help to guide you to the right information, services and resources during your care. Patient Navigators provide you and your family with support and personal attention throughout your experience. They try to make your time at the UNM Cancer Center as stress-free as possible.
Through a partnership between the UNM Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society, the ACS Patient Navigation provides patients, families and caregivers with free cancer information. They offer information about specific cancers, transportation and lodging resources. This program also helps find the correct contact to answer insurance, legal and financial questions.