A Community Conversation | How Independent Health Care Advocates Support Cancer Patients and Survivors

by Nick GiallourakisMarch 30, 2022

Nicole Broadhurst, Talaya Dendy, Claire Thevenot, Rachel Westlake are professional and independent health care advocates. These women help their clients navigate the healthcare system. They are Board Certified Patient Advocates or on their way to being certified. Cancer is a part of their story and many of those they work with. They’ll tell you about their different specializations, where to find professional advocates for yourself and your loved ones, and what to look for in finding an advocate.

Independent health care advocacy is a growing field and a part of the movement to improve health care. They’ll tell you where to learn more about the profession and discuss opportunities and barriers to becoming and working with an independent health care advocate.

The Community Conversation is a Steven G. Cancer Foundation and Elephants and Tea digital event series. These events are designed to engage our audiences on informative topics, research studies, and programs that are beneficial to the AYA cancer community.