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How QualityCare Connect Provided Expert Clinical Navigation for a Recurrence of Breast Cancer

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“I was twenty-seven years old and I was diagnosed with breast cancer… I was clean for 27 years and then, in 2015, I went for my yearly mammogram, and was blindsided by the fact that they said, ‘We think you have cancer again in the other breast.’”

- Michelle M., QualityCare Connect Member

Michelle needed expert clinical navigation to help her find a network of qualified doctors.

Michelle’s diagnosis:

When Michelle was 27 years old, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was then in remission for 27 more years until an annual mammogram in 2015, when she is shocked to hear that the cancer had returned. This time, the cancer is in the other breast and has spread into her lymph nodes.

 

Throughout her journey, Michelle requires specialists and a primary care provider, QualityCare Connect starts the search:

Surgical oncologist, specializing in breast cancer;
medical oncologist, specializing in breast cancer treatment;
plastic surgeon, specializing in breast reconstruction surgery;
primary care provider, near her, taking new patients

Michelle’s preferences:

Top quality oncologists that specialize in breast cancer and have experience with recurring cases.

Michelle selects her doctors:

Michelle receives information on qualified specialists and primary care providers close to her home, that are currently accepting patients and take her insurance.

Michelle’s outcome:

"Having this top doctor do what he did, I feel like a whole woman again. I just feel fortunate that I was able to get the care that I got, and I'm cancer free now, and it's awesome."

The QualityCare Connect process in action

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