Helping You Through Your Thoracic Cancer Surgery Journey

Sue Teffar, RNYour Thoracic Cancer Surgery Nurse Navigator, Sue Teffar, RN, offers you individualized assistance for all phases of your cancer care - prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.   Your navigator is here to…

  • Support you to better understand & manage your diagnosis through personalized care
  • Help address your needs, including financial/economic, transportation, cultural, social, emotional & spiritual
  • Coordinate all your appointments in a timely manner
  • Recommend and refer you to social workers, dieticians, outreach services & support groups
  • Offer education for you & your loved ones about your disease, treatments, side effects & self-supportive care
  • Help bridge any communication gaps between you & your providers
  • Track the results of your appointments and meet with you on a regular basis
  • Reach out to you after each medical treatment to thoroughly assess how you are feeling & offer symptom management, which may include an office visit

Call Your Thoracic Cancer Surgery Navigator at 315.382.6479 for …

  • Questions about treatment
  • Symptom management education      
  • Coordinating appointments
  • Diagnosis & medication questions 
  • Self-care guidance
  • Test Results                                        
  • Caregiver concerns
  • Dietary questions
  • Financial concerns
  • Support & Outreach Services