Cancer is a difficult diagnosis. It changes your life and the lives of those close to you, but you and your loved ones do not have to go it alone. With Sentara Cancer Network, you not only have quality, advanced technology and experience in your corner, you also have access to a wealth of resources to help you on your journey. It takes more than medicine to help you heal, and we are committed to caring for you and your family throughout your journey.
If you have questions or you want a personal guide to help connect you to the resources you need, call 888-220-2214. This toll-free number is your link to cancer education, physician referrals, support groups and any other questions you may have. You may also you our online inquiry form.
Because cancer care typically involves many treatments from a wide range of doctors and specialists, it can be incredibly overwhelming - especially as you are trying to emotionally come to terms with your diagnosis and the journey ahead. That’s why several of our centers offer patients a dedicated medical professional called a cancer patient navigator or cancer care coordinator.
We know that getting to your appointments involves transportation, and we’ll assist you in finding transportation if you need it. Talk to your patient navigator or your care team for more information.
Understanding insurance claims, co-pays and the finances of your care can be confusing, but your team is here to help. Let your patient navigator or your care team know what you need, and what you need to know.
Hearing from other people living with cancer can help you know you aren’t alone, and it can help you know what to expect. Support groups for a number of different types of cancer are available and you can share feelings and tips with other people. There are also caregiver support groups and some of the support groups are even online.
Classes & Events
Sentara Cancer Network is proud to support a number of classes and events throughout Hampton Roads to raise awareness and provide information and support for our community.
Comfort in Recovery
The Sentara Cancer Network offers resources for cancer patients, from appearance recovery with wigs and scarves to clinical items such as compression garments and prostheses. Please visit the following locations for these items and assistance:
- Sentara CarePlex Hospital - Gift Shop, Sentara To Home
- Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center - Unique Boutique, Gift Shop
- Sentara Norfolk General Hospital - Unique Boutique, Sentara To Home
- Sentara Obici Hospital – Gift Shop
- Sentara Princess Anne Hospital -Unique Boutique, Sentara To Home
- Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital – Gift Shop, Sentara To Home