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Johns Hopkins Medicine Suburban - We Are Here to Help

New Directions Spring 2013

We Are Here to Help

Date: May 1, 2013

Patient Navigator Barbara Doherty, RN
Patient Navigator Barbara Doherty, RN

A diagnosis of cancer brings many challenges, and it is common to feel overwhelmed by the:

• Amount of new information

• Number of decisions to be made concerning treatment and care

• Uncertainty about which steps to take next or where to go for assistance

The Suburban Hospital Cancer Care Program provides complimentary Patient Navigator services tailored to your individual needs. An experienced and professionally trained Oncology Nurse Navigator can help you obtain the information, support, referrals, care and services you need to manage your cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Patient Navigator services are available by phone or in person at the Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center on Rockledge Drive in Bethesda. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Barbara Doherty at 301-896-6782 or by email at Also, visit the website at Cancer Navigators.