This specially designed healing environment has been created to extend an exceptional, supportive experience to our patients and their families. The expanded Cancer Center offers technologically advanced care in a healing environment, which includes calming decorative art, increased natural lighting and soft music to soothe both patients and their families who are facing a stressful and vulnerable time. 

Other special features of the Gayle M. Jacob Cancer Center include:

  • Cancer Center Infusion area
  • More than double the former space available, from 4,370 to 9,960 square feet
  • Increased number of exam rooms
  • Sixteen infusion rooms with patient-controlled temperatures, capability for increased privacy, televisions with headsets for each patient as well as a garden with a waterfall to promote comfort and emotional well-being
  • Six private patient scheduling areas
  • Patient Navigator and consulting rooms to provide individualized attention
  • Cutting edge complementary and integrative medicine options
  • Technologically advanced radiation therapy, including a TruBeam® linear accelerator that precisely targets cancer cells while avoiding healthy tissue, and chemotherapy IV robotics

There is no sure way to prevent breast cancer. But you may help lower your risk by maintaining a healthy body weight, limiting how much alcohol you drink and getting regular exercise.