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About Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute
As part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, our family of hospitals provides comprehensive cancer services with convenient access to leading-edge therapies for people facing cancer in our communities. From diagnosis to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology expertise ensures you have access to locally trusted care with the support of a globally recognized network.
Have cancer questions? We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7, and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (972) 202-8877.
Oncology services in Irving, Texas
At Medical City Las Colinas, we're committed to anticipating and meeting your individual needs. Our multidisciplinary approach to care engages patients with nurse navigators who are ready to help coordinate everything from financial arrangements to family education and psychosocial support.
For more information about our oncology program, call askSARAH at (972) 202-8877.
The team that coordinates your cancer care consists of several highly skilled medical professionals, including:
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Board-certified surgeons
- Registered nurses
- Social workers
- Case managers
- Nurse navigators
- Physical, occupational and speech therapists
A cancer diagnosis can be frightening, but we’re here to help fight it together. Your team is skilled, our follow-up schedule is thorough and our cancer care network is vast. It’s all designed to meet your needs and your family's needs throughout diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.
As a patient at our hospital, you'll have access to our patient navigation services. Patient navigators are trained to help people with cancer throughout the entire healthcare process. We developed this position to help with:
- Patient education and preparation
- Arranging referrals for care
- Arranging transportation to appointments
Arriving for your appointment
Medical City Las Colinas is located at:
6800 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039
You can turn into our parking lot from North MacArthur Boulevard or from Via Positano. Free parking is available in front of our hospital.
For oncology appointments, go to the concierge’s desk by the hospital's front entrance. We'll help you get checked in and answer any questions you have.
Oncology at Medical City Healthcare
Oncology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Oncology treatments may include chemotherapy, radiation, medication or surgery. Oncologists can specialize in one of three fields of oncology: medical, radiation or surgery.Learn about Oncology
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