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Cancer education and support are an important part of the cancer treatment process. Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas offers several programs through the Virginia R. Cvetko Patient Education Center to help you and your loved ones understand and manage the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of cancer.
The Cvetko Center staff includes a medical director, program manager, nurse educator, chaplains, social workers, psychologist, music practitioner and trained cancer survivor volunteers. Click on any link below to learn more about cancer education and support programs offered at Baylor Dallas.
The Virginia R. Cvetko Patient Education Center is pleased to offer disease-specific education programs that address the needs of individuals with specific types of cancer. Please call 214.820.2608 to register.
Please note that unless noted otherwise, support groups will be held in the Cvetko center, Suite 200 in the Baylor Sammons Cancer Center located at 3410 Worth Street in Dallas, Texas.
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Other education programs are not specific to a particular type of cancer but provide education on general topics.
Offering programs designed to provide tools that may reduce tension, anxiety, anger or fatigue and promote a healthy overall well-being.
To help you and your family learn about and cope with cancer, the Cvetko Center also offers a patient library on the Baylor Dallas campus:
The Deborah Leah Kielman-Rodriguez Patient Education Library is located inside the Cvetko Center, Suite 200. This dedicated library offers books written about others' cancer experiences, books to help children understand cancer, cancer medical guides and cookbooks with healthy recipes to prepare for cancer treatment, as well a selection of books for casual reading. Check-out process is easy and free of charge. There are computers available for research for survivors to use.
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