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Dedicated Thoracic Oncology Nurse Navigator

One of the special features of the Lung Cancer program is the role of our Thoracic Oncology Nurse Navigator, Carrie Friedman. Carrie expedites patient visits and diagnostic studies. She ensures a timely and accurate exchange of information throughout a patient’s diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Contact Carrie at 703-504-3001.

Survivorship and Support

Inova's Life with Cancer program helps you meet the challenges of living with cancer by providing you and your loved ones with education, information and support, free of charge, no matter where you live or receive treatment.

Explore the many ways that Life with Cancer can make your day-to-day life easier and help you connect with a community of people who face many of the same challenges you do.

Learn more:
- 703-206-5433 (LIFE)

Support Groups

Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments. Specific topics change throughout each support group meeting.

The Lung Support Group meets the first Wednesday of each month:
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street
Fairfax, VA 22031

Registration is required. Please call Life with Cancer at 703-206-5433 or register online at


Inova VNA Home Health provides rehabilitation services to help patients recovering from cancer gain back strength and return to day-to-day activities.

Learn more about rehabilitation services for cancer patients arrow