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Reflecting Baylor's extraordinary dedication to cancer care, Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton offers comprehensive resources for those facing cancer. Our services include advanced imaging, chemotherapy and surgery, and radiation treatment is offered through an affiliated facility operated by Texas Oncology. Experienced nurses, oncologists and surgeons on the medical staff have expertise in treating and caring for a wide variety of cancers.
In addition to quality patient care, we also offer patient education and support services to help guide one through his or her journey with cancer. Baylor Carrollton is an integral part of the cancer care network of Baylor Health Care System, which gives patients access to clinical trials through Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas.
This means if you are facing cancer, you have a source of hope, close to home. For a referral to an oncologist on the medical staff at Baylor Carrollton, call 1.800.4BAYLOR.
Because the diseases of cancer are complex, Baylor Carrollton's Patient Navigation Program offers assistance to cancer patients and their families in navigating through the system for cancer care.
Following an initial cancer diagnosis, the decisions can often be overwhelming in terms of the different types of physicians you may need to see or the many decisions you will need to make. The patient navigator understands your needs and provides the ability for you to focus on healing.
A patient navigator is a registered nurse (RN) who is available to you and your family as an advocate, guide and moral supporter that can assist you from initial diagnosis through your recovery.
The patient navigator will:
For more information about Baylor Carrollton's Patient Navigation Program, contact our oncology nurse navigator at 972.512.1256.
Baylor Carrollton has programs and specialists to diagnose and treat a variety of cancers, while providing service that makes managing a serious disease easier.
Baylor Carrollton offers group meetings for patients currently undergoing breast cancer treatments or survivors at any stage. The support groups meets the first month of each quarter (January, April, July, October) on the second Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. Our support group provides the opportunity for patients and families to share common experiences, problems and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. Sometimes there will be a speaker to educate the group, and other times the meetings are simply sharing sessions where the members can learn from each other. Call 972.394.5515 for more information or to register. Dinner is served so reservations are required.
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