Dress in layers such as sweaters or jackets which may be removed if you become warm or put on if you become cold. Also, wear front button shirts if you have a central venous catheter (port) which needs to be used for your treatment.
Yes, you may bring in your own food; however, please avoid bringing foods with strong odors into the infusion area. Some patients may be sensitive to strong odors while undergoing treatment. Our patients are offered small snacks and beverages at no charge from our hospitality cart that is staffed by our volunteers. Additionally, on our second floor (Russel Hill location only) we have vending machines.
Only one family member (13 years of age or older) may sit with a patient during treatment.
Due to the compromised auto-immune systems of our patients we request that young children DO NOT visit the facility. Children under 13 years of age are not allowed in treatment areas.
Since many of our patients are especially susceptible to infections, we ask that those with even mild infections, such as a cold or sore throat, not accompany patients to the facility. Our volunteers are available to visit with you, provide snacks and assorted beverages, movies, magazines, or books on tape to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
If you experience medical symptoms that need immediate attention and cannot wait to be addressed until your next scheduled appointment, please call our office at 888-374-1015. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our operators will ask for your name, physician's name, and a brief description of your symptoms. One of our highly experienced nurses will return your call as quickly as possible. They will answer your questions and consult with your physician to make sure your needs are met.
If you will be running out of your medication prior to your next scheduled visit, you may call 256-705-4216 for a prescription refill.
Our billing department will file your insurance for you. Any co-pays are due at the time of your visit. Clearview Cancer Institute accepts the following as payment: cash, check, VISA, MC, and AMEX. (VISA and MC may only be used if you have the 3 digit PIN number on the back of your card).
The business office should be notified that you have a cancer policy.
Please let your Clearview physician know of any doctors that you wish to be notified of your progress. Our medical records department will need each doctor’s name, address, phone, and fax number to receive regular updates of your progress.
Please allow 1-2 days for processing this request.
They may be obtained prior to leaving the office. Ask your physician during your appointment.
Limited cell phone use is allowed in all areas. Please be considerate of those around you.
Yes, we have public internet access.