Brandi Peterson, FNP-C, is a board-certified nurse practitioner and a member of our cancer care team. Working in collaboration with other providers, she offers care and support to patients undergoing medical oncology and hematology treatments, with services ranging from patient education to follow-up care and symptom management. A Bismarck native, Brandi earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary, Bismarck, and completed her Master of Science in Nursing through the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. She’s been associated with CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck for the past five years, providing care to patients in labor/delivery and cardiac settings. Brandi is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the Oncology Nursing Society.
Hematology includes the study of etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of blood diseases. The laboratory work that goes into the study of blood is frequently performed by a medical technologist.
An oncologist deals with Cancer Cares and tumors including diagnosis, therapy, Surgery, and treatments.