16 U A B C O M P R E H E N S I V E C A N C E R C E N T E R
WHEN PATIENTS are referred here, their doctor s office calls me to set the appointment, and I get their records, pathol- ogy slides and X rays sent here, so essentially I know more about them than anyone else at UAB, says Mrs. Foshee, who sees patients with leukemias, lymphomas and other types of blood cancer. I call the patients and talk to them and make them feel welcome and loved like they re special, because they are.
i get to Be nice to people anD get paiD for it.
that, says eDna foshee, r.n.,
is the Best part of her JoB: taking
care of anD Being nice to
patients at the uaB coMprehensive
cancer center. as the patient
care coorDinator in the cancer
center s heMatology-oncology
clinic, Mrs. foshee often is
the first person Many of the
clinic s patients Meet when
they coMe to uaB.
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