Jenny Cataldo, Nurse Navigator at John Stoddard Cancer Center
UnityPoint Health - John Stoddard Cancer Center

Oncology Navigation Team: Jenny Cataldo, RN, BSN, OCN

Jenny has been a nurse navigator since February 2012 and came to us with over 15 years of experience as a nurse on the Stoddard Adult Oncology Inpatient Unit. Jenny specializes in the care of colorectal cancer and esophageal cancer patients. She also facilitates the colon cancer multidisciplinary team conference and the Colorectal Cancer Support Group.

"I am very honored to be a part of our oncology navigation team," says Jenny. "I get the opportunity to be with the patients and their families through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond to offer support, education, and always a listening ear.  I am grateful to be a part of their journey, and assist them in any way I can."

Colorectal Cancer Multidisciplinary Team

Jenny facilitates a multidisciplinary colorectal cancer conference twice a month with Dr. Robert Behrens, Medical Oncologist. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the best treatment plan for Stoddard colorectal cancer patients. The multidisciplinary team includes physicians, social workers, nurses, a psychologist, and a dietician. The goal of this multidisciplinary team is to provide a higher standard of care for Stoddard patients.