Eleanor brings more than 35 years of nursing experience to her role
as Nurse Navigator. Working as a patient advocate, she is involved in
the regularly scheduled Breast Care Conference working with physicians
from disciplines that include Mammography, Hematology/Oncology,
Radiation Oncology, Pathology, and Surgery. A valuable liaison between
physician and patient, she maintains communication as a patient advocate
to Lexington Clinic's Center for Breast Care.
During the process
of diagnosis and throughout the course of treatment, patients can call
Eleanor for information and direction. She will inform and counsel
patients and schedule follow-up appointments. "Education is the best way
to decrease fear and anxiety in a stressful situation. Patients hear
the word ‘cancer’ and panic—a normal response. My responsibility will be
to help them through this experience by walking with them step by
Eleanor Broaddus, RN, CBHN, CN-BN can be reached at(859) 258-4654.
Lexington Clinic is Central Kentucky’s largest and oldest medical group. With 200+ providers in more than 30 specialties, we have been taking care of 600,000+ patients annually in the Lexington community since 1920.