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Cancer Care (Do Not Delete)

Patient Navigators

Your Tanner Cancer Care navigators are a consistent point of contact for you and your family. They offer practical and emotional support, connecting you with additional resources you or your loved ones may need.

Our navigators help with scheduling, referrals and paperwork. They also serve as a liaison between you and your care team during treatment and recovery, answering questions and explaining treatment options, symptoms, side effects, coping strategies and more.

Breast Health Nurse Navigator

Nicolle Rooks, RN, MSN

Nicolle Rooks, RN, MSN

Rooks earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Georgia Southern University and her master’s in nursing from the University of West Georgia. She joined Tanner in 2015.

 

Cancer Patient Navigators

Brianna Bussey, LMSW

Brianna Bussey, LMSW

Bussey earned her bachelor’s in social work at Georgia State University and a master’s in social work from the University of Georgia, where she also received a certificate of gerontology. Her passion for helping others keeps her focused on being that extra support that a patient may need during their cancer treatment and recovery.

 

Carole Eddleman, LMSW

Carole Eddleman, LMSW

Eddleman earned her bachelor’s in healthcare administration at Auburn University and a master’s in social work from the University of Alabama. She worked at Tanner in the early 1990s providing patient navigation assistance in for radiotherapy patients, leaving in 1995 to raise three children. Eddleman loves being a part of the patient navigation program and helping patients.

The Tanner Cancer Care Promise

Three Days From Diagnosis to Treatment Options

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Our Team

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Diagnostic Testing

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Resources and Support

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Treatments

Learn about breast cancer and our specialized approach to treatment.

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Services

No two instances of prostate cancer are the same.

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Screening

Learn your risk for lung cancer and get a low-dose screening at Tanner.

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Blogs

A More Effective, Precise and Comfortable Prostate Biopsy
A More Effective, Precise and Comfortable Prostate Biopsy

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American men. Finding it just got faster and easier for Tanner patients with the introduction of the latest screening technology — targeted fusion biopsy — at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton.

Is Outpatient Imaging Right For You?
Is Outpatient Imaging Right For You?

Your doctor has ordered a CT scan to diagnose a potential medical condition. With your high-deductible insurance plan, you’re concerned about high out-of-pocket fees at a hospital-based diagnostic imaging department. You are not alone.

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