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Patient Navigator


Our patient navigator provides streamlined access to a range of support services to help patients and their families deal with the physical, emotional, financial and logistical impact of a cancer diagnosis.

Contact Information

Anderson Regional Cancer Center
1704 23rd Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301
Call 601-485-5081
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Email: Ginny Ruffin, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C Send E-Mail

Patient Navigator

Providing the Support You Need | Benefits of the Patient Navigator Program | Media


Providing the Support You Need

In this difficult time of your life, you can feel lost, confused, overwhelmed or alone. The Anderson Regional Cancer Center Patient Navigator is available to help you through this time and provide the support you need to make sure you get the best care possible.

Our Patient Navigator, Ginny Ruffin, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C ensures continuity of care for patients, and she is available to answer questions for new and existing patients in radiation and medical oncology.


Ginny Ruffin, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C

Benefits of the Patient Navigator Program

The Patient Navigator Program will improve your satisfaction with your health care experience by increasing your access to services and information.

Our Patient Navigator can:

  • Guide you through the health care system
  • Help you get your questions answered
  • Provide emotional support
  • Direct you to appropriate local and national resources
  • Direct you to health care services for further diagnosis and treatment
  • Help alleviate barriers to care