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 Institute Shawnee Mission offers care navigators, also called cancer navigators, 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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    Liane Hower BSN, RN, OCN

    Head and Neck, GI Navigator

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    DeeAnn Abke, MSN, RN, OCN

    Breast Navigator

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    Nikole Kirch

    Breast Imaging Navigator

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    Julie Day, RN, BSN

    Lung Navigator

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    Tashena Deisch

    Financial Navigator

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    Vicki Finch

    Financial Navigator

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    Chrissy Roth

    Financial Navigator

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    Tiffany Summers

    Financial Navigator

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Your Care Navigator Is Standing By

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