At Mission Cancer Care...

We Treat the Whole Patient

Nurse Navigation Services

Breast Cancer Nurse Navigators

The nurse navigator provides education, coordination, resources, emotional support and advocacy while working closely with the breast interdisciplinary team. The nurse navigator can provide:

  • Assistance with coordination of care
  • Customized education about individual breast diagnosis and treatment options
  • Assistance in making informed decisions about treatment and care
  • Navigation of resources offered by Mission and throughout the community
  • Emotional support
  • Assistance with a weekly pre-treatment planning breast conference coordinated with the patient’s medical team.
  • Facilitates a monthly support group, “In Good Company” for women with cancer and a primary focus is on various issues related to breast cancer.
  • Assists with Ladies Night Out: a monthly program in our community to provide free mammograms for screening and early detection of breast cancer for women ages 40 to 64 who are under/uninsured and qualify for services.The program is funded through Mission Cancer Services, Mission Foundation and sponsored with the Buncombe County Health Department ( BCCCP) and Mission Imaging and other community groups. Call 828-250-6006 or 828-250-6119 for more information.

The nurse navigator offers personalized support and advocacy through each phase of diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. We are Registered Nurses with multiple certifications in oncology and breast health care. Our goal is to see that you have the resources, expertise, and support you need for a successful recovery. Please call us whenever you have questions, concerns or needs. We look forward to being a part of your care team and helping you navigate this experience.

To contact our breast cancer nurse navigators, please call 828-213-2500:

Janet Magruder, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN
Office: 828-213-2507
Work cell phone: 828-776-5091

Debbie Kent, RN, BSN, OCN, ACM
Office: 822-213 2508
Work cell phone: 828- 777-7872


Lung Cancer Nurse Navigators

The Thoracic Program at Mission Cancer Care offers comprehensive, coordinated and compassionate care to patients and families facing thoracic cancers. We offer a full spectrum of support services, including a thoracic care nurse navigator.
The nurse navigator provides education, coordination, resources, emotional support and advocacy while working closely with the thoracic multidisciplinary team. The nurse navigator can provide:

  • Assistance with coordination of care
  • Customized education about individual cancer diagnosis and treatment options
  • Assistance in making informed decisions about treatment and care
  • Navigation of resources offered by Mission and throughout the community
  • Emotional support
  • A weekly multidisciplinary conference coordinated with the patient’s medical care team

The nurse navigator offers personalized support and advocacy through each phase of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

To contact our lung cancer nurse navigators, please call 828-213-2506:

Charlotte Lail, RN, BSN, OCN

Carol Logan-Thompson, RN, MSN, OCN