Service Description

Cancer patient navigators are nurses who work with child, teen, and adult cancer patients and families throughout their cancer journey, during diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.

Helps manage individual needs such as:

  • Understanding a diagnosis
  • Preparing to make decisions about treatment
  • Coordinating care
  • Connecting with other health professionals
  • Connecting with local support groups and resources
  • Enrolling in financial assistance programs

This program is provided in partnership with the Nova Scotia Cancer Care program.


Cancer patients of any age and their families

Application Process

Call the toll free number to connect with a Cancer Patient Navigator in your region

Documents Required

No documents required


No fees

Languages Offered


Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Cancer Patient Navigator – Eastern Zone – Antigonish, Guysborough, Richmond, and Southeastern Inverness Counties

St Martha's Regional Hospital
25 Bay Street
Antigonish NS  B2G 2G5
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Site Info

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Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Antigonish County • Guysborough County • Richmond County • Southeastern Inverness County