Know your Lemons
HERE to learn more on how lemons are changing the picture of breast cancer.
- Do you know the 12 Signs of Breast Cancer?
- Do you know what a cancerous lump feels like?
- Do you know when to get a mammogram?
- Are you normal or high risk?
Sequoia Regional Cancer Center
Oncology Services at Kaweah Delta
Sequoia Regional Cancer Center, located in Visalia, is one of California's
most advanced cancer treatment facilities. We offer a multidisciplinary
approach to cancer care with teams of doctors and nurses working together
to guide patients through treatment. The combined efforts of surgeons,
radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and other caregivers
allow for cancer treatment utilizing all the specialties, ensuring that
the best care possible is available right here in the South Valley.
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Patients are given empathetic, attentive care during their treatment from
a dedicated team of oncologists and medical professionals. Utilizing advanced
technology in a state-of-the-art facility, we are able to offer thorough
diagnostics and comprehensive care. Our cancer treatments and therapies
have received high praise not just for their effectiveness, but also for
the genuine care patients receive from our staff.
Kaweah Delta Cancer Resources:
Patient Library at Sequoia Regional Cancer Center - Our library contains a number of resources for patients and their families
coping with cancer. It is located near the entrance at Sequoia Regional
Patient and Family Services (559) 624-3225 - Our oncology social worker has knowledge of hospital and community resources
to help cancer patients and their families deal with the physical, emotional
and psychological aspects of the disease.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (559) 624-3700 - With a physician referral, a team of occupational, physical and speech
therapists is available to provide patients with techniques and rehabilitation
methods for optimal independence.
Pastoral Care (559) 624-2263 - Our interdenominational chaplains help cancer patients and their families
with their spiritual needs.
Clinical Nutrition (559) 624-5210 - A registered dietitian provides nutrition counseling to maximize cancer
Kaweah Delta Home Health (559) 624-6400 - Cancer care is extended into the home with trained nursing, physical
and occupational therapy, ostomy care, counseling, and enteral and parenteral
Kaweah Delta Home Infusion (559) 624-4244 - Home Infusion provides patients with their injectable medications, supplies,
healthcare equipment, and patient education material in a home setting
through our own delivery service.
Kaweah Delta Private Home Care (559) 624-2854 - Private Home Care offers a variety of services ranging from nursing care
to live-in companions who can assist with personal care and light housekeeping,
often providing a respite for family care providers. Services can be hired
temporarily or long-term by hour, daily, or monthly.
Kaweah Delta Lifeline (559) 624-2833 - Lifeline is a personal response system, which is linked to 24-hour assistance
at the push of a button. It allows for independence and activity with
the knowledge that help is only the push of a button away.
The Lifestyle Center (559) 624-3400 - A medically based fitness center that offers wellness programs designed
to fit individual needs and goals.
Cancer Information Center (559) 624-2240 - This center, located on the third floor of Kaweah Delta Medical Center,
offers free educational material provided by the National Cancer Institute,
which focus on various types of cancer and treatment.
Cancer Support Groups (559) 624-3203 - Emotional support and encouragement are the focus of regular meetings
for cancer patients and their families. Cosponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Hospice of Tulare County (559) 733-0642 - Hospice offers support to patients and families living with a terminal
illness. It is a concept that offers comfort, kindness, dignity, and choice
to people who are nearing the end of life's journey and ongoing bereavement
support to their loved ones.
Kaweah Delta Breast Center (559) 624-3200 - Services and resources dedicated to treatment and prevention of breast
cancer. To schedule an appointment call (559) 624-4000 today.
The Hand Center at Kaweah Delta Rehabilitation Hospital (559) 624-3912 - The Hand Center offers specialized therapy for the treatment of lyphodema
related to breast cancer surgery.
American Cancer Society (559) 734-1391 -The Tulare County ACS Unit is located at 211 N. Encina in Visalia, and
provides tremendous support services for cancer patients.