Methodist Sugar Land Hospital - Breast Center Team now includes a Breast Care NavigatorSugar Land, TX - 2/6/2012
The Breast Center at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital (MSLH) welcomes Maria Socci, RN, to our Breast Care Team. Maria will serve as our Breast Care Navigator, a resource expert who will help guide breast cancer patients through the emotional and complex journey from diagnosis through survivorship. Socci is a registered nurse with specialty training in oncology.
Maria Socci, RN
“Adding the Breast Cancer Navigator to the Breast Care Team is the final component of the Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Breast Center service team goal,” said Janet Leatherwood, Chief Nursing Officer at MSLH. “The Navigator serves as a continuous point of contact for patients and their families throughout the entire cancer care experience; making the decision-making process much easier on everyone involved.”
Socci plays a vital role on the patient’s Breast Care Team, attending case reviews and discussions regarding the patient’s personalized treatment plan, educating the patient about treatment options, coordinating other health appointment needs and serving as the patient’s advocate.
Breast Care Navigators specialize in stress reduction and detail management, allowing the patient and family to make informed decisions about their individualized course of therapy. Socci’s unique approach helps patients:
For more information or for a second opinion, please call Maria at 281-276-8989 or email MSocci@tmhs.org. To schedule a mammogram at the Breast Center at Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, call 281-242-PINK (7465).
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