Cancer Genetic Counseling is a new frontier in the fight against cancer. It provides genetic counseling and testing to people at increased risk for hereditary cancer and helps them to make informed medical decisions based on their own personal risk assessment.
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, in collaboration with Yale Cancer Center, is pleased to offer a wide range of supportive services, including support groups for patients and their families.
The Cardio-Oncology program at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven is a combined inpatient and outpatient consultative service that addresses the cardiovascular complications of cancer and its treatment.
The Cingari Family Boutique at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven offers services and support to meet the special needs of people with cancer. While medical specialists are planning and implementing the best treatment for our patients clinical needs, The boutique can help with the side effects of healing.
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven offers a Complementary Services Program that promotes relaxation. Therapy sessions are available for anyone receiving cancer treatment at Smilow Cancer Hospital.
On the seventh floor of Smilow Cancer Hospital is an outdoor healing garden for patients and family members to enjoy, complete with trees, shrubs, plants, a small stream and benches.
The HEROS (Health, Education, Research and Outcomes in Survivors) Clinic offers children, adolescents and adults a survivor clinic focused on wellness issues after treatment for childhood cancer.
Patients with cancer face many challenges: physical, emotional and financial. The Smilow Oncology Medication Assistance Program helps patients that are uninsured, underinsured, self pay, experiencing high co-pays or have no prescription coverage for their chemotherapy and cancer care medications.
The Palliative Care Service at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital is dedicated to the care and comfort of seriously ill patients and their families. Palliative care focuses on symptom and pain management and quality of life issues for adult patients with complex, chronic or terminal illnesses at any stage of the illness.
The Parenting at a Challenging Time (PACT) program at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven offers free guidance and support to parents with cancer who are concerned about the impact of their illness on their children.
Welcome to the Patient and Family Resource Center, conveniently located on the first floor of Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.
As the newest and most comprehensive cancer hospital in New England, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven has established an evidence-based art program expressly for the emotional and physical well being of patients and their families. This program goes hand in hand with our belief that emotional healing contributes significantly to physical healing.
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven offers a quit smoking program for our patients. The program aims to help patients quit by combining counseling and drug treatment.
New treatment options and innovative cancer therapies are helping cancer patients to live healthy lives long after their cancer has been cured. The growing number of cancer survivors requires new resources and healthcare specialists to care for the special concerns cancer survivors may have, including medical, social, and emotional worries.