Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Program Support

Best Practices

Cancer Care Nova Scotia1

Some key findings from the cancer patient navigation program supported by Cancer Care Nova Scotia were that the program:

  • Has improved the quality and consistency of cancer care
  • Is viewed as an integral component of district cancer services with widespread support
  • Fosters collaboration and communication among health care professionals, reducing duplication of services and resulting in more efficient and cost-effective care



1Corporate Research Associates Inc. Cancer Patient Navigation Evaluation Summary Report. March 2004. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Cancer Care Nova Scotia; 2004.