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Patient Support and Education

We understand that the experience of receiving a diagnosis and treatment is not just medical—it is also personal. Having accurate information and knowing where to find support and resources can help the process go more smoothly, for you and your family.

Support and services

We offer a range of patient- and family-centered services and resources from the moment of diagnosis, throughout treatment, and beyond.

  • Patient & Family Support Services
    Offering free programs to enhance the well-being of patients with cancer and their caregivers, including yoga and exercise classes, a range of programs, support groups, healing arts, and creative arts.
  • Billing and Insurance
    Helping patients and their families with billing, insurance, and financial assistance.
  • Accessing Health Records
    Use the secure myD-H portal to access your Electronic Health Record, including information about test results, past medical appointments, surgical procedures, hospitalizations, prescriptions, allergies, immunizations, and more.
  • Sharing Difficult Decisions
    Helping patients and families make difficult health care decisions.
  • Oncology Nutrition Services
    Dietitians who are certified specialists in oncology nutrition work directly with members of your care team to support patients and caregivers in managing symptoms and side effects of treatment.
  • Palliative Care
    Our palliative care team works closely with patients, their loved ones, and their health care team.

Education

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