Goals & Objectives
The goal of this pilot research study is to determine whether Patient Navigators improve cancer care for American Indians. The objectives of the NW PNP are to:
- Decrease time from abnormal screening to diagnosis.
- Decrease time from diagnosis to treatment.
- Increase adherence to cancer treatment regimens.
- Encourage a greater sense of patient empowerment during treatment.
- Improve coordination of care.
- Increase survival rates for cancer patients.