Huntsman Cancer Institute scientists, medical professionals, and educators work cooperatively with patients and family members to find the most effective treatment for each individual. This team approach means that patients benefit from the combined expertise of cancer specialists. Each team may include the following members:
Kevin Walker, Care Coordinator for the Urologic Oncology Program, coordinates patient visits including scheduling appointments with providers and ancillary services. Contact Kevin with your questions, problems, or concerns.
Dietitians are available to answer questions regarding diet and nutrition. View the Nutrition Care Services website or call the Wellness Center at 801-587-4585.
Patient and Family Support
The Patient and Family Support team assists patients and family members with questions about how cancer affects employment, finances, and relationships. They can help patients and their loved ones find support groups, counseling, or other related services. Call Kris Nelson, LCSW, at 801-585-0138.
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses
The wound, ostomy, and continence nurses manage conditions such as stomas, draining wounds, fistulas, vascular ulcers, pressure ulcers, neuropathic wounds, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and functional disorders of the bowel and bladder.
For more information, call 801-585-2766 or find how to contact a specific nurse below:
Supportive Oncology and Survivorship Service (SOS) provides support for cancer patients and includes an interdisciplinary approach to manage pain, distress, and other symptoms or concerns.