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Shaw Regional Cancer Center
Shaw Regional Cancer Center is a program of Vail Valley Medical Center (VVMC). Their advanced Colorado cancer center is the only cancer research and treatment facility based in the mountain community of the central Rockies. The Shaw Regional Cancer Center primarily serves a six-county region including Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, Lake, Summit and Routt counties.
The Shaw Cancer Center has created a relaxing, healing environment complete with cascading waterfalls, healing gardens, and soothing music. They offer the world’s most advanced cancer care, featuring state-of-the-art radiation treatment that includes IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) and brachytherapy treatments for many types of cancer. Their experienced physicians, trained at the most respected cancer training centers, offer both radiation therapy and medical oncology services. Their caring staff incorporate individualized cancer treatment programs to ensure the most comprehensive cancer care. In addition to their world-renowned cancer treament programs, The Shaw Cancer Center provides invigorating exercise and physical recovery programs for cancer survivors, weekly yoga classes, and cancer support groups.
The Shaw Regional Cancer Center cancer treatment programs include the following of comprehensive care services designed to improve your health and quality of life during cancer treatment and recovery:
•Full service Medical and Radiation Oncology services.
•Treatment of all cancer sites.
•Specialized programs for treating prostate cancer, breast cancer, and gynecological cancers.
•A multimedia Educational Oncology Resource Library for patients and healthcare providers.
•Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), the most advanced form of radiation therapy available to treat cancer while maximizing the ability to spare healthy, normal tissue.
•GE Advantage CT-Scan Simulator for accurate and efficient treatment planning.
•Multidisciplinary approach to clinical cancer treatments.
•Complementary medicine and supportive cancer services.
•On-site laboratory services.
•A therapeutic environment to facilitate recovery as well as psychosocial rehabilitation and patient or family counseling.
•Community outreach programs, cancer screenings and educational seminars.
•The cancer center contributes to cancer treatment research through clinical trials and follows national treatment protocols.
•Jack's Place, an on-site facility for patients and caregivers to live during your stay at Shaw Cancer Center.