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Meet Our Oncology Support Team



As a patient with cancer, you may face some challenges in your journey towards improved health. Our multidisciplinary support team is a complimentary service offered here at Starling to help guide you through your individualized cancer treatment from diagnosis to completion of treatment. Our goal is to be certain you have the resources and direction needed for a successful recovery.

We can help answer questions, coordinate care, manage symptoms, and facilitate referrals. We are dedicated to supporting your educational, emotional, and nutritional needs. Please reach out to us at any time to discuss how we can help you.


Oncology Nurse Navigator

Kate Kilbride RN, OCN  

(860) 246-6647, ext 2028

Kate offers personalized assistance to patients, families, and caregivers throughout cancer treatment.  She assesses needs, coordinates care, and reinforces education.  She is the liaison between you and the healthcare team. As your advocate, she will facilitate your transition in care from treatment to follow up.

Oncology Social Worker

Jessica Lozada LMSW 

(860) 246-6647, ext 2049

Jessica provides her expertise and compassion to help patients manage the emotional, financial, and logistical challenges of treatment.  She helps connect with community resources and provides supportive therapy throughout your cancer journey.

Registered Dietitian

Elisa Marley, RD CD

(860) 246-6647, ext 2038

Elisa partners with our oncology patients to meet their health goals.  She provides comprehensive nutrition assessments and counseling.  Eating well, maintaining strength, and avoiding treatment delays is a key focus.  She is available to assist patients with the management of mouth sores, nausea, hydration, constipation, and other common side effects of cancer treatment.