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Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN

Thoracic Oncology Nurse Navigator

Physician Group

Inova Life with Cancer Family Center

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Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, is our dedicated Thoracic Oncology Nurse Navigator. Carrie expedites patient visits and diagnostic studies. She ensures a timely and accurate exchange of information among the referring physician and our experts throughout a patient's diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Since joining Inova in 1998, Carrie has worked in a number of specialized areas, including the oncology unit at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova’s acclaimed transplant program.

Carrie was drawn to her role as Nurse Navigator after observing the healing role of navigators in other cancer care programs at Inova. She enjoys working with the world-class physicians at Inova and helping patients understand their own care pathway.

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