Cancer Support Home Names Breast Health Navigator
03/28/2012 Enola Bunton, RN, has joined Washington Regional Cancer Support Home as breast health navigator. As navigator, she provides individualized assistance to patients and families by guiding them through all phases of the cancer experience. She provides patients with information, literature and support, and may also accompany patients to doctor’s visits, surgery and treatment. The breast health navigator position at the Cancer Support Home is funded by the Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Prior to joining Washington Regional, Bunton was a patient advocate and navigator at Hope Cancer Resources. Her background includes home health nursing, case management and medical auditing. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas. Bunton’s credentials also include certification from the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute and in healthcare management systems coding.
Established in 1995, the Cancer Support Home serves the Northwest Arkansas community with locations in Bentonville and Fayetteville. Services include free overnight lodging, support groups, various cancer screenings, resource library and mastectomy supplies. The Cancer Support Home is supported in part by grants from the Cancer Challenge, Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Walmart, SAM’S Club Foundation, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary and Bank of America Foundation, as well as by corporate and individual contributions.