White Plains Hospital recognizes that a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and offers a wide array of patient resources and support services to ease the burden on both the patient and the family. From clinical navigation services, to educational resources, to a breadth of holistic and integrative therapies to enhance the healing process, the support services offered at the Center for Cancer Care are designed to address individual, personalized needs and make the journey of a cancer diagnosis more manageable for both the patient and their loved ones.
- Imerman Angels – Emotional support for patients and family members providing support and mentoring.
- Patient Resources - Includes patient and caregiver programs as well as community/educational resources.
- Supportive Services - Breadth of services including clinical navigation, social work, nutrition and many more.
- Patient Brochure - A look inside the Center for Cancer Care, about the services and helpful information for patients.
- Virtual & Online Support Groups-Several virtual and online support groups are available that can be a place to receive or give advice, or simply know you're not alone.
Find a Physician at the Center for Cancer Care
Our Clinical Navigators
Kim Marino, PA-C
Kimberly Marino, PA-C has been a Physician Assistant for 19 years and has over 15 years of oncology experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from St. John's University and her Physician Assistant degree from Bayley Seton Hospital. Mrs. Marino is board certified and credentialed with the National Commission of Physician Assistants. She is also a member of NYSSPA and AAPA.
As a Thoracic Physician Assistant, her function is to provide care for our patients when they are in the hospital or when they are being seen in the office. She is a vital member of the Thoracic Surgery team which includes nurses, physical therapist, respiratory therapist and case managers. She also functions as the Lung Cancer Navigator. The goal of the Lung Cancer Navigation Program at White Plains Hospital is to coordinate and expedite the care that is required when a patient is diagnosed or suspected of having a new lung cancer.
To contact our lung cancer navigator, please call 914-849-7655.
Danielle Calvano, PA-C
Danielle Calvano, PA-C is a knowledgeable Licensed Physician Assistant that received her Bachelors of Science from Quinnipiac University and her Physician Assistant Degree from Mercy College’s Graduate Program in Physician Assistant Studies. Mrs. Calvano is board certified and credentialed with the National Commission of Physician Assistants. Since 2001, she has practiced in the areas of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Emergency Medicine, and has educated Physician Assistant students as an Associate Professor at Mercy College. Danielle has been a member of the staff at White Plains Hospital since 2004 and brings to the Clinical Navigator position her familiarity of education and a strong knowledge of the WPH system. Since becoming the Breast Cancer Clinical Navigator in 2011, she has completed EduCare’s Breast Health Navigator Training program and has coordinated the clinical, educational and emotional needs of hundreds of breast cancer patients and their families. She truly enjoys navigating breast cancer patients through their experience here at WPH and also looks forward to expanding the navigation program to other cancer diagnoses in the future.
To contact our breast cancer navigator, please call 914-681-2703.