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Cancer Navigators

Cancer Nurse Navigators

Nurse Navigator Betty
Cummings, RN, MSN, OCN
with Roberta Albany

Our cancer patient navigators are trusted guides who work closely with you and your family. They provide personalized care, help you manage treatment and offer one-to-one support.

How Cancer Navigators Help

RCC Nurse NavigatorYour cancer navigator can answer your questions, make appointments, coordinate care, help you keep track of treatment schedules, connect you to resources, and serve as a liaison between you and your care providers.

Because our navigators specialize in certain cancers, your navigator understands your diagnosis, treatment options and plan, and how to manage care or side effects.

Meet Our Cancer Navigators

Our navigators are dedicated to providing you with supportive, caring help. Please contact the navigator for your diagnosis:

Bladder Cancer:
Noreen Wieglus, MSN, RN, 215-481-2795

Blood Cancer:
Jessie Schol, RN, BSN, OCN, 215-481-4815

Brain Cancer:
Jen Jacobs, RN, BSN, 215-481-4470

Breast Cancer:
Betty Cummings, RN, MSN, OCN, 215-481-3191 or 215-439-2798

Colon Cancer and Rectal Cancer:
Marie (Kelly) Pressler, RN, MSN, OCN, 215-481-6387 or 267-317-5186

Gastrointestinal Cancer (bile ducts, esophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach):
Marie (Kelly) Pressler, RN, MSN, OCN, 215-481-6387 or 267-317-5186

Genito-Urinary Cancers (bladder, kidney, penile, testicular, prostate): Noreen Wieglus, MSN, RN, 215-481-2795

Gynecologic Cancers (cervix, Fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, vagina, vulva):
James McCann, RN, BSN, 215-481-6069
Gwen Salkind, RN, BSN, OCN, 215-481-6069

Head and Neck Cancer (larynx, mouth, nose, tongue, tonsils):
Jen Jacobs, RN, BSN, 215-481-4470

Kidney Cancer:
Noreen Wieglus, MSN, RN, 215-481-2795

Lung Cancer:
Jessie Schol, RN, BSN, OCN, 215-481-4815

Melanoma/Skin Cancer:
Jessie Schol, RN, BSN, OCN, 215-481-4815

Prostate Cancer:
Noreen Wieglus, MSN, RN, 215-481-2795

Sarcomas:
Betty Cummings, RN, MSN, OCN, 215-481-3191 or 215-439-2798

Thyroid Cancer:
Jen Jacobs, RN, BSN, 215-481-4470

Other Cancers Not Listed:
Betty Cummings, RN, MSN, OCN, 215-481-3191 or 215-439-2798

Honored for Cancer Expertise

The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer awarded Abington's program the  Outstanding Achievement Award in 2012 and 2015, one of only eight programs nationwide to earn this award two survey cycles in a row.

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award 2012

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award 2015

Call for a Cancer Physician or Navigator

215-481-4000

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