Breast Cancer Patient Navigator at UP Health System – Marquette

Danielle Haanpaa, RN, BSN, is the Breast Cancer Patient Navigator at UP Health System – Marquette.

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be a scary experience. Danielle works with our breast cancer patients to help them navigate through their journey to become healthy again.

Danielle advocates for our patients by helping them understand their diagnosis, providing helpful resources for financial assistance, support groups and services, and offers a personalized point of contact for breast cancer patients.

“The ultimate goal is to make certain that when our patients receive this diagnosis of breast cancer and start on their journey that they have the care, support, resources that they need to have a successful recovery.”

UP Health System – Marquette is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. UIP Health System – Marquette is also accredited by the American College of Radiology in breast ultrasound, ultrasound guided breast biopsy, sterotactic breast biopsy, breast MRI, MRI guided breast biopsy, and breast lymphoscintigraphy.

The Breast Center at UP Health System – Marquette provides the highest quality of breast cancer imaging, diagnosis, surgery and treatment. Our interdisciplinary team consists of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, plastic/reconstructive surgeons, pathologists, a genetic counselor, health psychologists, clinical trials nurses and patient navigators.

Talk to your primary care provider about your risk for breast cancer. Schedule your yearly mammogram. A mammogram typically takes about twenty minutes and can save you or your loved one’s life by detecting breast cancer as early as possible.

If you need to find a primary care provider, use our “Find a Doctor” tool online, or call 844.411.UPHS to schedule an appointment. 

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