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Melissa Vargas, RN, BSN

Oncology Nurse Navigator, Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute, Backus Hospital

Melissa has short wavy brown hair, oval glasses and is smiling against an orange backdrop.



Melissa’s background includes medical surgery, pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant, and hospice and care management. She has also taught LPN’s, both in the field and in the classroom. Her various backgrounds have helped in her current role by giving Melissa the ability to ‘don many hats’.

Melissa and her husband have been married for 21 years and share two grown children.