PANCREATIC ISLET CELL TRANSPLANT PROGRAM
Betsy P. Shuford, RN
As the coordinator for the Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplant program, Betsy assists and guides patients and families from their evaluation through the post-operative recovery process and will continue to follow up for a year or more. She provides education, instruction and advice and will help coordinate financial assistance, appointments and travel arrangements, among many other details. In addition, she coordinates all the members of the multi-disciplinary team that are involved in a patient’s care.
PANCREATIC CANCER PATIENTS
Nicole Wrazin, RN III, BSN, OCN
Nicole serves as the nurse navigator for pancreatic cancer patients, supporting patients throughout their journey at MUSC. As a nurse navigator, she works closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure that the patients are receiving the best care possible without delays. Throughout the course of the patient's treatment, she paves the way by coordinating care among the various specialties within the MUSC Digestive Disease Center, Hollings Cancer Center and other MUSC facilities. Above all, she wants to make the process as easy and positive as possible for each patient.