New Cancer Health and Wellness Center at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano

By on April 10, 2017

Waiting area

Being treated and recovering from cancer can be a long and difficult process, so it’s important to be in a place where people care about you. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano wants to provide a better facility for people struggling with cancer, which is why they are opening the Cancer Health and Wellness Center this summer.

The new Cancer Health and Wellness Center will be a place where people undergoing cancer treatment can find a dedicated, comfortable environment focused on their needs. It will feature a resource library; a gym that offers FitSTEPS for Life; a wellness program for people with cancer; From Cancer to Health, a program that helps people cope with cancer; nurse navigators who accompany patients throughout their diagnosis and treatment’ a quiet room for private conversations; nutritional counseling and a demonstration kitchen; genetic counseling; a child-life counselor; risk-assessment exam rooms; and multidisciplinary tumor conferences to help plan care.

“This center gives people the care they need, close to home,” said Ryan Gephart, director of professional services for Baylor Scott & White – Plano in a recent press release. “People don’t have to drive into the cities. They can get the same care right here.”

Nurse Navigation center

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano is accredited by the Commendation by the Commission on Cancer and by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. The hospital has experienced doctors, advanced technology and personalized care to treat breast cancer, colon cancer, head and neck cancer, lung cancer, prostrate cancer, skin cancer, thyroid cancer, bone and soft tissue cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, gynecological cancers, lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, brain cancers and urology cancers.

Fighting cancer can be the biggest battle of your life, so you want all the resources and experienced physicians on your side to help. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano is already a leader in the Corridor for cancer treatment and recovery, so we are excited to see what they will do inside the new Cancer Health and Wellness Center. Stay on the lookout for details of the grand opening celebration, coming this summer.

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Sydni Ellis grew up in the great state of Texas, where she learned to love chips and salsa and hot weather. She has a master's degree in Journalism from the University of North Texas, and she currently works in the College Communications, Marketing and Outreach office at Richland College. Some of her passions include writing, traveling and re-reading the Harry Potter Series every chance she gets. In the spirit of spontaneity, Sydni lives her life with a pen in one hand and her video camera in the other; ready to capture the next great story.


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