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Caring for those with cancer.

Whether you need to be screened, have just been diagnosed, are in the middle of treatment, or are looking after a loved one, the Texas Health Aetna team is here to help you through it all. Your plan gives you access to some of the nation’s leading cancer experts, resources and services right here in North Texas – including dedicated cancer centers at Texas Health Resources and UT Southwestern. All to ensure that you get the right care, know what to expect at each phase, and are able to cope and look forward.

The Aetna Digital Cancer Support Center: a hub for whole health.

Complementing the care and guidance from your doctors and specialists is the Aetna Digital Cancer Support Center, a single hub for resources, tips, information and tools on everything from prevention and screening to understanding your diagnosis, navigating the treatment process and afterwards. Among the features you'll find here are:

  • Information on what to expect at each step
  • Videos from our expert cancer team
  • Educational content from cancer nonprofits
  • Treatment prep checklists
  • Guidance on post-treatment options
  • How-to guides for patients and caregivers
  • Access to support communities, survivor stories and local resources
  • Member discounts and links to services

To check it out, simply use your member log in and access the Cancer Support Center under the Find Care menu.

Texas Health Resources: treating the whole patient.
Texas Health offers the full spectrum of quality, advanced cancer care across diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, education, support, prevention (including genetic counseling and screenings), research and long-term follow-up of patients.

Our nationally recognized programs include board-certified physicians, specialty-trained nurses, clinical pharmacists, therapists and other experts whose collective mission is to treat the whole patient - body, mind and spirit - whatever the disease type and individual condition.
Learn more about THR’s world-class care

The Texas Health Dallas Cancer Center: a place of hope and healing.
At the Texas Health Dallas Cancer Center patients receive leading-edge oncology care based on advanced technology and a multidisciplinary approach to education, support and survivorship.

By aggregating so many providers and disciplines under one roof, the Center can provide personalized care to every patient throughout their fight against cancer. Among the services for patients and families:

  • Medical oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Patient navigation & survivorship services
  • Imaging services
  • Cancer Risk and Prevention services
  • American Cancer Society Resource Center
  • Chapel
  • Community room & demonstration kitchen
  • Women’s Health Boutique
  • Cancer Support Community (first hospital in Texas to integrate this)

For more information, call the center at 214-345-6625.
Visit the Texas Health Dallas Cancer Center

The Simmons Cancer Center: convenient, compassionate, complete care at UT Southwestern.
The Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern is the only one in North Texas to receive a NCI (National Cancer Institute) designation. The medical professionals here are dedicated to easing the burden of the disease through exceptional patient care, transdisciplinary research, discovery, community engagement and education, partnership, and collaboration.

Simmons features over a dozen major cancer care programs that advance treatment and prevention through innovative therapies, leading-edge clinical trials and the latest technology. These programs are headed by multidisciplinary teams of expert clinicians and researchers each addressing scientific and clinical challenges unique to different cancers. The result is focused, first-class, customized care for all patients across a variety of disease types.

Contact the center at 214-648-3111.
Visit the Simmons Cancer Center

If you need help with or have any questions on our cancer care resources, please call the 800 number on the back of you member ID card and speak to a member of your Texas Health Aetna team. It’s what we’re here for.

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Self-funded plans are administered by Texas Health + Aetna Health Insurance Company.

This material is for information only and is not an offer or invitation to contract. An application must be completed to obtain coverage. Health benefits and health insurance plans contain exclusions and limitations. Providers are independent contractors and not our agents. Provider participation may change without notice. We do not provide care or guarantee access to health services. Not all health services are covered. See plan documents for a complete description of benefits, exclusions, limitations and conditions of coverage. Plan features and availability are subject to change and may vary by location. If you are in a plan that requires the selection of a primary care physician and your primary care physician is part of an integrated delivery system or physician group, your primary care physician will generally refer you to specialists and hospitals that are part of the delivery system or physician group. Information is believed to be accurate as of the production date; however, it is subject to change.

Physicians on the medical staff practice independently and are not agents or employees of the hospital or Texas Health Resources.

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