Oncology Navigation Team at John Stoddard Cancer Center | Here For You

UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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UnityPoint Health - John Stoddard Cancer Center

Oncology Navigation Team

The Oncology Navigation Team at John Stoddard Cancer Center, a service of UnityPoint Health - Des Moines, is staffed by four oncology certified nurses and one oncology certified social worker, who have an understanding both of the technical aspects of cancer and the emotional aspects of the journey. Together with members of the multidisciplinary care team, the oncology navigation team helps bridge and connect patients and their families with resources within the cancer center, at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and in the community as a whole. Their goal is to educate and support patients and families throughout the cancer journey.

Other Oncology Navigation Team Services Provided:

  • Facilitating the Stoddard Survivorship Program 
  • Facilitating a multidisciplinary team of cancer physicians, nurses, dieticians, counselors and social workers
  • Raising public awareness about cancer
  • Facilitating cancer education classes

The Oncology Navigation Team is available to all patients of John Stoddard Cancer Center and is available at no cost to the patient. It is funded through private donations and represents Stoddard's commitment to providing comprehensive care to its patients. In addition to providing services relating to treatment, the group also places an emphasis on planning for life after treatment, including self-care, nutrition, fitness and emotional matters.


Meet Our Oncology Navigation Team