By Your Side Every Step of the Way

Personal Navigation to Guide Your Care

Whatever your cancer diagnosis, your care is unique. That’s why AdventHealth Cancer Center Shawnee Mission offers care navigators, also called cancer coordinators, to help guide you and your family through the cancer care process. We’re here to help schedule appointments, connect with your medical team and address financial concerns. 

Offering whole-person care, we want to take your stress away so you can focus on healing. Learn more about the integrated, comprehensive care and support we offer people every day.

Easing Your Mind, Lifting Your Spirits

Meet Your Care Navigators

When you’re facing cancer, our care navigators are here to handle all the details of your care so you can focus on what matters most: overcoming cancer. 

Comprised of financial and clinical experts, your care navigator team can guide you and your family through your entire cancer journey, answering your questions, addressing your concerns and helping put your mind at ease.

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  • DeeAnn Abke Breast Navigator

    DeeAnn Abke, MSN, RN, OCN

    Breast Navigator


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    Liane Hower BSN, RN, OCN®

    Head and Neck, Lung Navigator

    Liane Hower, BSN, RN, OCN® is the oncology nurse navigator for Head and Neck cancer and Lung cancer patients. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from The University of Kansas, and then became an Oncology Certified Nurse.

  • Headshot of Annette Steuart

    Annette Steuart

    Breast Imaging Navigator

  • Headshot of Vicki Finch.

    Vicki Finch

    Financial Navigator

  • Headshot of Nikole Kirch.

    Nikole Kirch

    Financial Navigator

  • AHS Staff

    Tiffany Summers

    Financial Navigator

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Your Care Navigator Is Standing By

Talk with a care navigator today. Our cancer coordinators are committed to helping make your journey a little easier, brighter and more manageable.