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Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Center Institute Cancer Registry 2016 Annual Report

Becoming a Patient

As a cancer patient, or a loved one, you want to understand the hospital where you are receiving services, as well as what you should expect for your experience.

In this section you will find:

Patient and Family Services Program

At the DeCesaris Institute, we believe that everyone who helps treat and support our patients is connected. Our Patient and Family Services program encompasses the many resources we offer our patients and their families, streamlining their access to information and people who can help with their psychosocial, emotional and spiritual issues.

Patient and Family Support Program 1-800-966-2619

Our 800 number is your connection to all of our services. A knowledgeable DeCesaris staff member can refer you to a specialist, counselor, navigator or other resource person as well as give you information about all of our programs. Contact usówe're here to help.

Cancer Rehabilitation Services 443 481 3805

Our oncology rehabilitation program starts with prehabilitation and includes physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, nurses, nutritionists, and social workers, who focus on improving quality of life for cancer survivors.
Schedule an oncology rehab appointment by calling 443 481 3805

Cancer Patient Support

Highly skilled professionals in areas such as counseling, social work, and medical and financial assistance are available to meet with patients and provide guidance and recommendations. We also offer nutrition counseling, complementary therapies, support groups, and specialized treatment programs.

Free Resource Guide for Cancer Patients

This comprehensive Patient Resource Guide helps to empower and prepare patients and their families for the cancer journey. The guide includes detailed sections about treatment options, cancer types, clinical trials and other resources.

To order, call 816-584-8227, ext. 26, or log on to

Cancer Welcome Packet

Click here to read and download our cancer welcome packet

This packet contains forms and information. Please read it and fill it out as best you can prior to your visit. Thank you.