The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion's oncology nurses are unique individuals with a special gift for providing not only the best medical care, but finding the inner strength to delicately handle the complex emotions of cancer patients and their families.
Our nurses provide:
- Infusion services
- Patient-specific cancer therapies such as blood products
- Growth factors to increase adherence to treatment schedules by maintaining blood cell counts required for chemotherapy administration
- Patient and family education
- Patient referrals to social workers, navigators link to services and programs - patient navigators and dietitians
- Emotional support.
Over 67 percent of our nurses are certified by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) and all are active participants in the Oncology Nursing Society®. Our nursing staff has earned the American Nurses Credentialing Center's highest recognition of Magnet status.