Cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic
During uncertain times, Goshen Center for Cancer Care is still here for you and your loved ones. To ensure the safety of our patients and Colleagues, please take note of the following:
At this time, we are still seeing new cancer patients if it is deemed essential. We are also offering virtual visits when appropriate. To see if your need qualifies for a virtual visit, please call (574) 364-2888, option 4.
Cancer Treatment during COVID-19
If you are a patient scheduled for cancer treatment and feel ill, please inform your healthcare team right away. They will help determine next steps for you and your specific needs.
If you are a patient not immediately scheduled for cancer treatment, please call your care team if you experience the following: fever, joint and/or muscles pains and respiratory symptoms.
All cancer patients who are on systemic therapies need to know they may be more susceptible to becoming seriously ill if exposed to COVID-19. Please click here for recommended precautions for higher risk individuals from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Goshen Center for Cancer Care patients are welcome to call (888) 492-4673 with questions or concerns regarding their treatment plan.
Order the suppliments you typically order from Goshen Center for Cancer Care's medicinary here
Wendy S. Harpham, MD, FACP, is an internist, cancer survivor and author. See her letter published in the Oncology Times on how to manage stress of the COVID-19 pandemic here.
You can download the American Cancer Society's COVID and Cancer Resources guide here.
If you are a caregiver, staying healthy protects you and the person you’re caring for. That means taking extra steps to keep both of you from getting sick. Please review the following article from the American Cancer Society for caregiving recommendations during the outbreak: Cancer.org/latest-news/cancer-caregiving-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak.html .
For facts about COVID-19 as it relates to cancer patients, preventative recommendations and frequently asked questions, please see the National Cancer Institute's resource here: Cancer.Gov/contact/emergency-preparedness/coronavirus.
While we are all focused on our physical wellness, it is also important to monitor our mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re feeling anxious or have an interest in starting meditation at home, our Mind-Body Counselors recommend visiting the following resource: VirusAnxiety.com.
To stay up-to-date on event cancellations, service and facility changes, virtual visits and more on our system's response to COVID-19, please visit our resource page: GoshenHealth.com/Covid19