Cancer Patient Navigator

Helping patients access to timely diagnosis and treatment of cancer by eliminating barriers to care.

A diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming and our patient navigators are here to help. Our navigation program provides support and education to you and your loved ones throughout your cancer treatment journey. We can help you arrange appointments, identify and break down any barriers to care that you may have, and to answer your questions.

Compassionate, efficient care is our priority and we are dedicated to making your experience as easy as possible for you and your loved ones.

Comprehensive Cancer Care, Close to Home.

Tradition and innovation. Our Baptist Network for Cancer Care is committed to providing advanced care that is both personalized and compassionate. Our tradition of providing excellence in cancer care is reflected in our accreditation and distinctions from the Commission on Cancer and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. We’re at the leading edge of cancer care in San Antonio based off of a new model for cancer care with advanced procedures, reconstruction surgery and robotically-assisted surgery for prostate cancer.

From cancer screenings to treatment and beyond, Baptist Network for Cancer Care is here for you. We offer comprehensive, accredited cancer services at each of our San Antonio hospitals, Breast Centers and convenient Baptist M & S diagnostic imaging services with locations throughout the city.

We are leading the way forward in cancer care as the first hospital system in the city to offer robotically-assisted surgery for prostate cancer. Comprehensive, compassionate cancer care – That’s Baptist Care.

Baptist Cancer Center

Baptist Cancer Centers represent our commitment to providing the best in care for patients with cancer and those at increased risk for developing cancer. The dedicated experts at each Center oversee all in-patient and outpatient cancer care, education and research activities. Our network approach results in a more seamless experience for you.

All of our hospitals provide cancer care accredited by the Commission on Cancer. The Commission is a national consortium of professional organizations that establishes rigorous standards to help ensure excellence in patient care. Our hospitals have maintained this accreditation for more than a decade, demonstrating our dedication to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients.

Baptist Network for Cancer Care Navigation Experience

Meet Our Navigators

Andrea Kassem, RN, OCN, CBCN, CN-BN, NBC-HWC
  • Lead Oncology Navigator – Breast Cancer
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Kayla Byrd, RN
  • Oncology Nurse Navigator - Lung Cancer Baptist Network for Cancer Care
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