At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center, we offer hope.
The Prehabilitation Program is designed to improve your well-being prior to surgery, increasing your chances for better recovery and treatment response.
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Cancer treatment can cause both physical and emotional weakness, making recovery from surgery much more difficult. UC Health is committed to transforming care for gastrointestinal cancer patients by providing a plan that focuses on the whole person. Patients who participate in prehabilitation experience a shorter intensive care unit (ICU) stay, earlier discharge, shorter time to adjuvant chemo and have an overall increase in quality of life.
ACTIVE AND VIBRANT RESEARCH
We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.
The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.
We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.
Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.
REFERRING A PATIENT
Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.
We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed of your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.
To refer a patient, call 513-585-UCCC.
Prehabilitation Services for Cancer Survivors
From beginning to end, our cancer prehabilitation care team works one on one with you to provide nutrition, physical activity, wellness, pulmonary and smoking support.
Our Unique Approach
Expert, Skilled Care
The GI Cancer Prehabilitation team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physical and occupational therapists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, mental healthcare providers and other specialists all work together to improve your wellness by providing personalized care that leads to better outcomes.
WHY UC HEALTH?
Nationally recognized cancer subspecialists leading the way.
State-of-the-Art, Compassionate Cancer Care
We focus the expertise of the region’s most advanced cancer team on increasing your chances for a better recovery and response to treatment.
Only Program of its Kind in the Region
The Cancer Prehabilitation Program is the only one of it’s kind in Greater Cincinnati, offering innovative, patient-centered approaches to cancer treatment and recovery.
Highly-Specialized, Multidisciplinary Team
From Day 1, our team of experts work closely together to create a plan focused on the unique needs of each patient.
HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE
Donations from people like you make the difference.
By advancing medicine, our life-changing research and treatments help countless patients here and around the world. Please donate today.