Life-changing for patients and their families, we take the fight to cancer with the latest treatments and innovations. We understand that women are at risk of certain cancers which is why our gynecologic oncologists are specially trained to care for women with gynecologic cancers such as cervical cancer, endometrial or uterine cancer, and ovarian cancer. Together with our experts and world-class facilities, we provide a vast array of specialist cancer outpatient services for women under one roof, making care more convenient, efficient and effective.Find a Doctor
Home to one of the most advanced cancer centers in the country, Christiana Care’s Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute was one of the first centers in the nation selected for the National Cancer Institute Community Centers Program that ran from 2007 to 2014, which helped to shape the way cancer care is delivered across the country.
Technology and Leadership
The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is home to some of the most advanced cancer-fighting technology in the world, including the Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery System and the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System. Our Breast Center features Delaware’s only dedicated breast MRI scanner. Our cancer clinical trials program is one of a select group of research centers in the country that participate in the National Cancer Institute’s NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).
With one of the highest clinical-trial accrual rates in the United States, we are able to provide our female patients with access to the most promising new cancer treatments available. We are also leading the way in translational research, which allows doctors and laboratory researchers to collaborate in developing new solutions to challenges that may arise in the course of treating individual patients.
We are here for you
From your first meeting with your care-management team to ongoing support from our survivorship program long after your treatment is complete, the health care professionals at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center are at your service.
Our goal is to make your fight against cancer as comfortable and successful as possible. Our amenities include rooftop gardens and lush surroundings, complimentary snacks in our infusion center and the Simply You Boutique.
Our support staff includes cancer psychologists, nutritionists, financial navigators, chaplains, cancer-rehabilitation therapists and a host of other professionals who are highly trained and highly experienced in caring for people with any type of cancer.
Everything you need under one roof
At the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, we have all of the services you and your family may need to handle the challenges you are facing, including:
- Genetic counseling.
- The Junior Board Cancer Resource Library, featuring the latest cancer information.
- The library also lends DVD movies, and has a selection of children’s books.
- Health psychologists.
- Care-management teams that include oncology nurses and social workers.
- Pain-management counseling.
- Pastoral counselors.
- Support groups.
- Nutrition classes.
- Rehabilitation services.
- Simply You Boutique, featuring wigs and prostheses.
- The tranquil DuPont Garden, a place to relax between appointments.
- Information and representatives from the American Cancer Society, Wellness Community Delaware, hospice, Cancer Care Connection and other community resources for you in Delaware.
- A continuous-loop shuttle transports patients to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute from Christiana Hospital and the Medical Arts Pavilions.
Seminars & Classes
Writing as Healing
Research has shown that certain types of expressive writing can help to reduce stress, promote healing and improve the quality of life....Find out more
Specialty Rehab Class
Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available....Find out more