CKHA's Cancer Clinic is a Level 4 satellite outpatient referral centre. We are aligned with the Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program (ESC RCP) and the London Regional Cancer Program (LRCP) serving residents of Chatham-Kent. Our aim is to provide timely and safe access to high quality cancer treatment to residents who wish to receive chemotherapy closer to home.
Our dedicated nurses are all members in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and are certified in Biotherapy and Chemotherapy members of the Canadian Vascular Access Association. These talented nurses are de Souza Institute certified, assuring their knowledge and skills meet the provincial high-quality evidence based standards of specialized oncology.
Patients can expect individualized care located on Level 1, Zone A at the very end of the main corridor. We welcome both patients and their families to attend treatment. Our nurses are in communication with the patient’s medical oncologist at either regional cancer centre in order to ensure patient specific cancer treatments are administered in a timely and professional manner within their home community of Chatham-Kent.
Zone A, Level 1, Room A124
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is the Oncology/Cancer Clinic where I will be seeing my doctor?
Yes, our cancer clinic physicians will be meeting with you prior to your first treatment and as necessary at subsequent treatments.
When I have my chemotherapy, is it given in Chatham?
Yes, however, there may be times when it is necessary to go back to the regional cancer centre.
Where do I register for the Oncology/Cancer Clinic at CKHA?
You are pre-registered by our nursing staff and you may proceed directly to the Oncology/Cancer Clinic for your appointment.
When are questions that my family and I have about my treatment answered?
Upon your initial visit, our nurses provide extensive education about your treatment with ample time for questions. Questions are welcomed throughout the entire course of your treatment plan.
Is my family allowed to accompany me to my treatment?
We welcome and encourage a family member to be with you while you are having treatment. Since the main treatment room is limited in size, only one family member can be accommodated. Other family members are welcome to remain in the waiting room.
What types of support services are available in the community for me?
There are many support services available by calling the Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Center (CCAC). The Canadian Cancer Society offers supports to cancer patients that include transportation to treatment appointments. Also, the society offers information about cancer support groups.
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