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About American Indian Patient Navigators

Navigators with our American Indian Program support new or returning patients. They are available to provide support to patients, their families, doctors, and other members of the care team. They also help patients learn about and take part in clinical trials.

“I was in my early 20s when I learned I had cervical cancer. I was frightened and embarrassed. Making treatment decisions was very hard. But, with the help of my family and my health care team, I made it...and went on to dance in the 2002 Winter Olympics.”
Karen Begaii-Willson, Cancer Survivor, Medical Technician, Women’s Traditional Dancer

Cancer Warning Signs

Many cancers can be prevented by getting screenings. Look for these seven warning signs, using the word CAUTION. See a doctor if you have any symptoms that last more than two weeks.

CChange in bowel or bladder habits

AA sore throat that does not heal

UUnusual bleeding or discharge

TThickening or lump in the breast or elsewhere

IIndigestion or difficulty swallowing

OObvious change in a wart or mole

NNagging cough or hoarseness

Learn more about cancer screening and prevention.

Your body is a sacred gift. It can't be replaced. Take care of it.

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