Learning About Cancer:
Patient Family Education Resource Center (PERC)
Empowering patients, families, caregivers and the public to make informed decisions and become active partners in their health care.
The iPods & iTouches come loaded with a wide variety of music and many of the iPods are Touch models, offering Internet access via the Cancer Center's guest WiFi network in outpatient areas.
Read Learn to Shuffle from the Fall, 2008 issue of Thrive for more information.
The Patient Family Education Resource Center (PERC) provides a vital link between the patient and the most current
cancer information resources. It is a full-service library housing a comprehensive collection of print
and audiovisual resources on all aspects of cancer, including:
- Disease and treatment information
- Coping and support resources
- Aids for discussing cancer with children
- Survivorship issues
The PERC is located in Room B1-361 on Level B1 of the Cancer Center. Visitors will find materials available for check-out, as well as internet-connected computers available for on-line searches. If requested, a professional search for information on a specific topic is available.