Davis Hospital and Medical Center knows that being diagnosed with cancer is an overwhelming and frightening experience. You’ll have several questions about your diagnosis, treatment options and procedures, which doctors or specialists you should see, as well as many others. Where do you go to find the answers to all of these questions?
At Davis Hospital and Medical Center we have put together a team of specialists that are trained to help you through your diagnosis, treatment and continuing care. Our services include radiation oncology, medical oncology, surgeons, radiologists, pathology and patient navigators. Our multi-disciplinary tumor board meets to discuss the best care and treatment options for you as an individual.
Through this multi-disciplinary approach, Davis Hospital and Medical Center does more than just diagnose and treat cancer; we are determined to help care for you physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. We want to ensure you have help with any problems that may arise as you go through the health care system. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, let the caring team at Davis Hospital and Medical Center accompany you through your journey.
For Women: Look Good… Feel Better!
Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite, and strength. But it doesn’t have to take away her self-confidence. Look Good…Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty techniques to women in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. For more information or to register, please call 1-800-227-2345 or contact Trish Donahoe at 801-807-7657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to register online. Once you have registered, please call one of the two phone numbers so we can reserve a make-up kit specifically designed for your skin tone.
Our patient navigators are trained health care workers that are the first point of contact for new patients and referring physicians. They assist with the following services:
- Coordinate appointments with all health care involve
- Assist with insurance and/or financial concerns and help with paperwork
- Follow up with lab and test results
- Prepare patient charts and results for multi-disciplinary tumor board
- Meet with patients face-to-face to guide them through their process
- Follow-up services, referrals and/or support groups
Patient navigation is individualized assistance offered to patients, families, and caregivers to help overcome healthcare system barriers and facilitate timely access to quality healthcare from pre-diagnosis through all phases of the cancer experience. Several studies show that navigation services increase participation in cancer screening and adherence to follow-up care.
Articles associated with cancer treatment here at Davis Hospital and Medical Center:
- New cancer treatment now at Davis Hospital
Davis Clipper, March 2008
- New Davis Hospital treatment focuses on breast, prostate, cervical cancers
Standard Examiner, March 2007
- TomoTherapy a new way to fight cancer
Standard Examiner, March 2007