When treatments seem like a complex maze, Cancer Care Coordinators guide you through your experience at Florida Hospital Cancer Institute.
In your journey toward wellness, your care plan may call for multiple treatments, in more than one setting, over an extended period of time, and with multiple health care providers.
Add that complexity to the stress of the disease itself, and it's easy to see how you can feel lost and possibly overwhelmed. The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute steps in to offer you a "GPS navigator" to lead you along your pathway of care: a Cancer Care Coordinator.
As key members of our comprehensive team, our Care Coordinators are here to assist and walk with patients through the treatment process, from scheduling appointments for tests, procedures and surgery, to putting them in touch with the latest clinical trials and physician experts.
Breast Care Coordinator
Elizabeth Joannou, RN
Gastrointestinal (Gi) Care Coordinator
Thelma Brooks, RN, BSN
Genitourinary (GU) Cancer Coordinator
Laura Forleo, RN, BSN
Gynecologic Oncology Care Coordinator
Denise Cochran, MSN, ARNP-BC
Head and Neck Cancer Coordinator
Laurie Amodeo, MSN, ARNP, AOCNP
Neuroscience and Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
Brandi Ligon, RN, BSN, CNRN
Thoracic Cancer Coordinator
Brenda Rzeszutko, MSN, ARNP-BC
Osceola County Cancer Care Coordinators
Request an Appointment
Cancer Care Coordinators can be reached by email or phone, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. EST. To schedule an appointment with a Care Coordinator, call (407) 303-1700 or click here to fill out an online assistance form.
Your free call will be answered by a specially trained oncology health care professional and remain confidential. No insurance authorization or referral is necessary. If calling after hours, please leave a detailed message, and you will be contacted within one business day.