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Specialty Programs

The goals of the Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program are to provide a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach to the care of patients at increased risk of cancer, to make new research advances in the field, and to improve awareness about cancer risk and prevention through education and community outreach.
The Smilow Screening & Prevention Program brings together doctors and researchers at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center who are focused on merging the best science with the best cancer prevention and screening programs.
The Cardio-Oncology Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital is designed to help address the cardio-toxic side effects of chemotherapy treatment, as well as the confounding problem of co-existing cardiac disease and cancer.
Smilow Cancer Hospital's approach to integrative medicine provides evidence-based guidance about complementary therapies commonly used by cancer patients and survivors.
The Smilow Multidisciplinary Pain Program is available for patients with complex and difficult to manage cancer-related pain.
The Palliative Care Service at Smilow Cancer Hospital has been providing comprehensive interdisciplinary care to patients and their families since October 2007. The service, directed by Jennifer Kapo, MD, focuses on symptom management and quality of life issues for adult patients with serious chronic progressive or terminal illnesses.
Established in 2006, our Survivorship Clinic was the first dedicated, multidisciplinary resource for cancer survivors in the State of Connecticut to provide patients and their families with vital information on cancer prevention, wellness, supportive services, and the latest health research related to cancer survivorship.
The Interventional Oncology Program offers cutting edge specialized services supporting all disciplines at Smilow Cancer Hospital.
The Ocular Oncology Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital is a national referral center for adult and pediatric patients with benign and malignant tumors of the eye, the eyelids, and the orbit.
The Yale Onco-dermatology Clinic at Smilow Cancer Hospital serves the dermatologic needs of cancer patients.

The Parenting At a Challenging Time (PACT) program at Smilow Cancer Hospital offers free guidance and support to parents with cancer who are concerned about the impact of their illness on their children.

For men and women, sexual dysfunction after cancer is common. The Smilow Cancer Hospital Sexuality and Intimacy Program, the only clinic of its kind in the country, is designed to help them.

The Tobacco Treatment program aims to help patients quit by combining counseling and drug treatment. The cessation program is offered to all patients being treated at Smilow.