Patient FAQs

What are requirements/restrictions of the Outpatient Infusion Center?

  • Patients must be ambulatory (able to get in and out of the treatment recliners and back and forth to the bathroom without staff assistance).
  • All physician orders must be on a Saint Francis-approved order form and must be received in writing (via fax is acceptable).
  • If a patient is 30 minutes or greater late for an appointment, he/she will have to be rescheduled in order to accommodate other patients who maintain their scheduled appointments.
  • Due to safety concerns, children under the age of 12 are not allowed in the infusion area.
  • Patients should notify the infusion center as soon as possible when they know they will have to reschedule or cancel an appointment.
  • If a patient will be receiving subsequent treatments in the infusion center, he/she must make the next appointment prior to leaving the infusion center.

What are the housing options available for Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) patients and family members from out of town?

The American Cancer Society has arranged for significantly reduced rates with a number of hotels in the Tulsa community. Reduced rate reservations may be obtained by contacting the American Cancer Society and working with a navigator to assist in this process. In addition, there is a furnished apartment available to BMT patient families who meet specific criteria. For assistance with possible access to this apartment, please contact the BMT supervisor.

What support groups/services are available to Natalie Warren Bryant Cancer Center patients/families?

At Natalie Warren Bryant Cancer Center, we believe in treating cancer, as well as addressing the emotional and psychological needs of our patients. Learn more about our comprehensive support groups and services, as well as local and national resources available to cancer patients.