Cancer Support Workers

Cancer support worker roles offer a diverse range of opportunities for individuals to enter the field of cancer care. These roles vary in their duties and responsibilities, but they all share the common goal of providing support to people affected by cancer.

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Cancer support worker is a general term for a group of roles that includes:

  • Cancer Support Worker
  • Cancer Navigator
  • Cancer Care Coordinator
  • Multi-Disciplinary Team Coordinator

Each of these roles has its own unique focus, but they all play an important role in supporting teams, people with cancer and their families.

Select a link below to learn more about what is involved with each role.