Guide to Your Care at Duke (PDF, 5.1 MB)
The Duke Cancer Center, a new, state-of-the-art, patient care facility, provides patients access to a more streamlined approach to cancer care.
The 267,000-square-foot Cancer Center building epitomizes the Duke Cancer Institute model -- fully integrating care and research. The synergy fostered by the cancer facility and DCI will accelerate the translation of research discoveries into the most advanced clinical care for patients.
DUMC Box 3494
20 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710
The Duke Cancer Institute has produced several brief videos to help guide patients and visitors to Duke Cancer Center. View these videos.
Patients in the Duke Cancer Center benefit from the convenience and comfort of an everything-under-one-roof approach.
The Duke Cancer Center houses almost all cancer services, which supports multidisciplinary care. Clinical and support services are located within the disease-based programs and related clinics occupy the same floor, strengthening their respective programs.
Members of the cancer care team -- from physicians, nurses, and clinical trials team member to pharmacist, social workers, and dietitians -- work side-by-side to provide comprehensive, compassionate care.
Shared spaces foster caregivers’ ability to work together and improve efficiency in coordinating care for their patients.
Clinical trials are an important care option for many patients and the clinical trial enrollment process improves in the new building, which has dedicated spaces where patients can speak with research nurses about trials that are available.
In addition to convenience and collaboration, the Duke Cancer Center was designed with patient comfort and healing in mind.
All aspects of the new space were designed with input and suggestions from patients and their caregivers, as well as DCI staff and faculty.
Some of the unique, patient-centered features of the building include:
The Duke Cancer Center is part of Duke’s unparalleled commitment to patient-focused, research-driven cancer care and is vital to meeting the growing demand and need for Duke Medicine-quality cancer services.