Talk with an ally who has been there
Meet our certified patient and family support navigators
Our certified patient and family support navigators guide you through your screening, treatment, or survivorship journey, all to make life just a little easier. They not only understand the system, many have been in your shoes. Our patient and family support navigator program is the first of its kind in the colorectal cancer space. We’re here to help.
You can reach a navigator by calling our free Helpline at (877) 422-2030.
The Alliance's Patient & Family Support Navigators are certified in cancer care navigation principles and uphold the following core competencies:
- Support the overall cancer experience with attention to personalized resources, science-based information, and shared decision making
- Offer holistic, culturally competent, person-centered support services
- Maintain confidentiality, respect, and professionalism
- Identify social determinants & barriers to care and offer solutions
Meet the navigators
Understanding the basics
What is a navigator?
Our Patient & Family Support Navigators provide one-on-one guidance with colorectal cancer prevention and support during and after cancer treatment. Helping to eliminate barriers to timely screening, supportive care and grief support.
How can a navigator help me?
Getting screened for colorectal cancer or being newly diagnosed can be overwhelming. Our navigators will help you make sense of your options and follow-up with you about next steps. Overall, a navigator helps patients manage their care.
Patient navigation is shown to improve outcomes and help ensure the best quality of life for those affected by colorectal cancer.
How do I request a patient navigator to help me on my journey?
Call our free Helpline at (877) 422-2030 to speak with a Certified Patient & Family Support Navigator. We’re here to support and guide you through your screening and colorectal cancer journey.