Comprehensive cancer treatment is in Colorado Springs.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a blood disorder or a solid tumor – such as of the breast, lung, colon or prostate – you want the most thorough, holistic and convenient treatment plan available.
At UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central, we provide the highest level of multidisciplinary care. Our affiliation with the CU Cancer Center will link you to one of only 51 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the U.S., as designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Whether your medical plan includes surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or a combination of other support services, our clinic is ready to offer the expertise and support you need, from diagnosis to aftercare.
Our board-certified doctors and staff at the Cancer Care and Hematology Clinic offer a multi-specialist team approach to evaluating your blood disorders and cancers. We work with you to create an individually tailored treatment plan that lets you focus on getting the best possible care for your overall health needs and goals.
Plus, our clinic can offer eligible patients access to clinical trials and research, which can make treatments available to you years before they are widely used.
Cancer-related clinics within Memorial Hospital Central
Support for cancer patients
From diagnosis through treatment, you will experience a range of emotions, including anything from sadness to anger and fear, and our social workers can help you navigate them all. We offer:
- Counseling for you and your family.
- Stress-reduction techniques.
- Help in navigating work or school attendance while in treatment.
- Tips for living with cancer and resources to rely on in the long term.
- Ways to cope with how cancer impacts intimacy, fertility and body image.
- Plans for talking with your children, family, friends or coworkers.
- Support for ways to approach life as a cancer survivor.
During treatment, numerous issues can arise, and our team can help you:
- Access information so you can understand your treatment options to make appropriate treatment decisions.
- Find support groups and community resources.
- Talk with your treatment team.
- Plan for future care through advance directives.
- Access programs that offer financial assistance.
There are a number of support groups to help those affected by cancer, both patients and caregivers. For the most up-to-date list, please call us.