Karen Sachse, RN, MSN, CNS-BC

Oncology Nurse Navigator

Karen came to Inova Life with Cancer in December 2019 with over 35 years of oncology nursing experience, which includes inpatient, outpatient infusion, staff education, home care and hospice. She has previously worked for Inova Health System on the medical oncology unit, Inova Learning Network and was the Clinical Nurse Specialist for almost a decade in Pediatric Hem/Onc. Karen was born and raised in Alexandria, VA. She received her BSN from Georgetown University and later her MSN from George Mason University. She is passionate about patient education and has co-authored several articles on the topic.

Karen loves cooking and wine tasting. She brings a unique perspective to her role, as she is a bladder cancer survivor and volunteers with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, as a patient advocate.