The Neuro Oncology Program at Sky Ridge Medical Center

The Neuro Oncology Program at Sky Ridge Medical Center is unique. In addition to our leading edge care, our program also provides a dedicated nurse navigator to help patients through the process of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

Our goal is to provide our patients with the education, support and coordination to help them maneuver most effectively through their care after hearing a diagnosis of a brain or spine tumor.

Nurse Navigator Services

Our navigator will:

  • Coordinate services throughout the continuum of care
  • Provide educational resources for the diagnosis
  • Help patients and families make informed decisions about their care plan, including help selecting a specialty physician or surgeon
  • Promote communication between patients and their health care providers
  • Improve patient access to care by navigating potential obstacles

Types of Conditions We Treat

  • Brain tumors
  • Brain cancer
  • Spinal tumors

Who Can Benefit

  • Newly diagnosed brain or spine tumor patients
  • Current patients who have questions about their care plan
  • Loved ones and support team

Navigation Amenities

Our navigator is your advocate, helping reinforce and support the physician/patient relationship. Our goal is to enhance your quality of life, provide a sense of autonomy and help you manage your own health. We are here to help:

  • Assure patients have the educational resources and support services they need to receive quality care
  • Help provide uninterrupted and timely care
  • Inform patients and families about procedures and treatment plans
  • Expedite follow-up appointments
  • Provide faster access to diagnostic testing
  • Administer a distress assessment to evaluate the patient’s psychosocial and emotional needs
  • Connect patients and families to resources and support services

Cancer Care Line: 720-225-2273