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Working Together: The ACS Patient Navigator

American Cancer Society Navigator

Helping cancer patients within UWCCC

The American Cancer Society Navigator supports and works with patients with cancer and their families. The Navigator can:
  • Provide educational information regarding cancer Match patient needs with support services within the Carbone Cancer Center Assist in locating local and national resources
  • Arrange for durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and beds
  • Coordinate transportation and lodging
  • Connect patients with wigs, hats and prostheses resources
Visit our navigator in room J3/244 in the Cancer Clinics or call (608) 266-6025.
 
UW Hospital and Clinics Learning Center

The Learning Center at UW Hospital and Clinics (E5/684) is specifically designed to meet the needs of our patients and families. Staffed by professionals, the Learning Center allows patients and their family members to learn at their own pace in a comfortable, caring environment.
 
The Learning Center offers quality information, helping patients and family members get more involved in making decisions about their health. Contact the Learning Center at (608) 265-3276 or e-mail learn@hosp.wisc.edu.