Francisca Alvarado, BSN, RN, OCN

Oncology Nurse Information Specialist, American Cancer Society

With more than 22 years of hematology and oncology nursing experience, Alvarado provides support to American Cancer Society patients, survivors, and caregivers constituents who have complex medical questions and contact the National Cancer Information Center (1-800-227-2345). As a bilingual oncology nurse information specialist, she also serves on the written communication oncology nursing team by performing bilingual responses to both Spanish and English speaking constituents.

She works with patients and their caregivers to facilitate patient care and build positive relationships with patients, family members, physicians and other medical professionals.

Alvarado holds a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Texas and is a registered nurse and certified oncology nurse.