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Tulane Doctors~ Patient Education

Lynda Thibodaux RN, BSN, OCN is Tulane Cancer Center’s patient educator. As an Oncology Certified Nurse with over 14 years of oncology experience, she is able to provide individualized patient and family education sessions to all patients receiving treatment at Tulane Cancer Center. She also functions in the role of patient advocate, care coordinator, system navigator and community ambassador to improve the cancer experience for each patient at Tulane. She incorporates the philosophy that “knowledge is power” to support patients throughout their cancer journey from diagnosis to survivorship.

Education sessions are included as a component of the chemotherapy treatment plan. Other educational needs requiring an appointment with the educator can be coordinated through your nurse or physician.