The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center of the Christiana Care Health System is a nationally recognized cancer care facility and has been a model and standard for the National Cancer Institute’s designation of Community Cancer Centers in the US. The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center boasts one of the nation’s highest enrollments in clinical trials, as well as offering the latest in surgical and radiation oncology treatments. As a Community Clinical Oncology Program, the physicians and facility directly collaborate with the University of Delaware and their cancer research experts.
The facilities at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center are unparalleled in terms of comfort and professionalism. The staff is committed to creating an individualized treatment environment where the patient can also participate in holistic wellness programs such as support groups, outings on the rooftop gardens and neighboring nature preserve, a mobile library, complimentary live piano music, and the Simply You Boutique, which specializes in coping with cancer care.
The integrated research environment at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center provides collaboration of laboratory scientists and physicians within clinical, translational, and prevention research studies. Several specific, innovative treatments are being researched in addition to the comprehensive cancer treatments listed below.
Radiation oncology, surgical oncology, clinical trials, chemotherapy, palliative care, state of the art diagnostics and imaging services, pathology, hormone therapy, biological therapy, complementary and alternative medicine, nutrition and physical therapy, and comprehensive and preventive care are all options in the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center’s cancer treatment program.