Cancer Care Team - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Cancer Care Team

Improve your odds of beating cancer by leaning on Genesis Cancer Services’ multidisciplinary team of compassionate experts.

Your Team Members

Your cancer care team members combine their knowledge and expertise to develop a well-rounded, customized treatment plan designed to help you get healthier. You may work with specialists such as:

  • Medical oncologists – Use chemotherapy and other medications to treat cancer
  • Radiation oncologists – Specialize in radiation therapy
  • Cancer surgeons – Operate on tissue or organs affected by cancer
  • Oncology certified nurses – Care for you before, during and after treatment
  • Pathologists – Assess whether a sample of your tissue contains cancerous cells
  • Palliative Care specialist - Provide comfort and support for patients and their families dealing with serious illnesses
  • Plastic surgeons – Help restore your physical appearance after cancer treatment
  • Research nurse – Acts as your advocate during a clinical trial

Nurse Navigators

After you receive a cancer diagnosis, a Cancer Services nurse navigator will begin meeting with you to guide you through your treatment journey. Rely on your navigator for help:

  • Understanding your condition and treatment options
  • Coordinating medical appointments
  • Communicating with the rest of your cancer team
  • Applying for financial aid and understanding insurance benefits
  • Taking advantage of support services and community resources

Get to Know Your Navigator

Meet the caring nurse navigators you may work with in Cancer Services:

Alicia Hunt, BSN, RN, OCN       

Call to make an appointment
(740) 588-7816 

Annette Barr, BSN, RN, CGRN, OCN         

Call to make an appointment
(740) 588-7815

Wendy Long, BSN, RN, OCN, CBHN

Call to make an appointment 
(740) 586-6618

Maggie Brydon, BSN, RN, OCN

Call to make an appointment
(740) 454-5232

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