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Deborah Meyers, RN, BSN, OCN

Deborah Meyers

About the Author:

Deborah Meyers, RN, BSN, OCN, is inspired every day by the resilience and courage of cancer patients. As program manager for the Methodist Lung/Thoracic Oncology Clinic at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, she’s passionate about providing comprehensive, compassionate, quality care during the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

“We utilize the expertise and experience of specialists in thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology and radiology,” Meyers said about the program’s multidisciplinary approach to care. “The program provides patients a full range of services including clinical trials, screening for early detection of lung cancer and smoking cessation.”

Meyers said she wanted to be a nurse as a child and never wavered from her goal. She started her career working as a care coordinator for lung patients in the hospital and quickly became interested in learning more about lung cancer and cancer in general. She said she sees daily how staff at Methodist lives The Meaning of Care with each interaction.

In her free time, Meyers enjoys golf, travel, scuba diving, reading and spending time with her family.

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