Cancer Information Centers

Published On 07/11/2011

Education is a critical component of cancer patient care, and patients and their families need timely information to make important treatment and lifestyle decisions. The Methodist Healthcare Cancer Information Centers provide high quality medical information to our patients and their families as well as to the community. The Cancer Information Centers enable cancer patients and family members to easily obtain information and service referrals.

Visitors and callers to the Cancer Information Center may have their questions answered by a staff member specializing in cancer resources. Also available are free pamphlets, brochures, the Cancer Survival Toolbox® audio program, a CancerHelp ® touchscreen computer, educational videotapes and resource information for hair and breast prosthetics. An assortment of books and free movie lending are also available for inpatients and overnight guests.

The Cancer Information Center at Methodist University Hospital is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and is located in the Crews Wing, Suite 367. Mobile Information Centers are located in oncology inpatient waiting rooms.

CancerHelp® computers

Methodist Healthcare offers CancerHelp® touchscreen computers with vital information from the National Cancer Institute, including information on cancer diagnoses and treatments, supportive care, cancer medications and national organizations. Updated regularly, information is available in English and Spanish.

CancerHelp® computers can be found at various locations, including:

Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital
3 South Waiting Room

Methodist University Hospital
Cancer Information Center, Crews 367
Radiation Therapy Department, basement, Thomas Wing

Methodist North Hospital

3rd Floor

Memphis Shelby County Public Library
3030 Poplar Avenue, 3rd floor