Personalized Cancer Care
High Quality Oncology Care in Teton County
At St. John’s Medical Center Cancer Care, we offer patients the three
things they need most: expertise, compassion, and personalized care. Our
highly trained oncology specialists create individualized treatment plans
that guide patients and their loved ones through diagnosis and treatment
to recovery. As partners of the
Huntsman Cancer Institute, we have access to some of the nation’s most skilled oncologists
and influential cancer research.
If you are a patient in need of quality cancer care services, reach out
to our department to make an appointment at 307.739.6195. We look forward
to serving you during this important phase of your life.
Care that Covers Every Angle
Our oncologists and specially trained nurses utilize their wealth of knowledge;
our team creates a holistic treatment plan based on patient input.
- We offer patients and their family the following support services free
- Helping patients and their loved ones deal with a cancer diagnosis
- Supporting patients and their loved ones in making informed choices about care
- Teaching stress reduction skills and other mind-body techniques to aid
in the healing process
- Assisting patients in accessing community resources
- Helping patients navigate the health care system
- Acting as a bridge between patients and medical teams to ensure patient's
needs are met
- Supporting patients with their practical concerns such as transportation,
housing, and work-related issues
- Helping patients complete health care directives
- Education and support groups
From day one we make it clear to our patients that they have an ally in
this difficult time, even if all they need is a compassionate ear. The
first step in your treatment will be meeting the team and discussing your
hopes, concerns, and pressing questions. Simply getting informed about
what’s ahead can be an enormous relief.
Oncology rehab incorporates a wide range of therapies designed to help
you build strength and endurance during your treatment. The goal of this
program is to help you reduce stress and keep up energy to participate
in daily activities that are important to you. St. John’s offers
several rehabilitation therapies to patients. We highly encourage participation
in these programs as they often elevate a patient’s mood and help
them maintain a positive outlook.
Physical Therapy – In cancer care, physical therapy aims to reduce fatigue and improve physical
function that may be impaired due to the disease or chemotherapy. A physical
therapists creates an exercise plan customized for your needs that combines
range-of-motion training with light resistance exercises
Occupational Therapy – Cancer can sometimes interfere with your ability to perform daily activities
that are important to you, but occupational therapy works around these
limitations so that you experience as little interruption as possible.
Our occupational therapists can help you with activities like dressing,
showering, and eating.
Speech and Language Pathology - Many patients with cancer can benefit from speech and language pathology.
Therapists address problems you may be experiencing, like difficulty swallowing,
loss of voice, including dry mouth or cognitive changes that often result
from cancer treatment.
Start Planning Your Treatment Today
Schedule an appointment with St. John’s Cancer Care to start your
treatment. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, but our nurses remain
on-call over the weekend to answer any questions.
- As a patient of St. John’s Medical Center, you will have access to:
- On-site lab testing
- On-site pharmacy
- Meals during your visit
- Warm blankets
- Easily accessible patient parking area
- Nurse practitioner available three days a week
For more on Cancer Care, visit the following:
Huntsman Cancer Institute Affiliation
Cancer Care Team
Cancer Care Report 2018
Contact us today:
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri
Phone Number: 307.739.6195
A doctor referral or doctor order is required at the time of registration.
Nurses on call over the weekend to answer questions.