Patient Support Pavilion

Most patients find that cancer is easier to confront and handle when they know the facts about the disease and its treatment. The Patient Support Pavilion provides information and education for patients and their family members in a comfortable and inviting location.

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, First Floor

Learn more about the resources available at the Patient Support Pavilion.

May We Help You?

These services offered to you as a patient at the UAMS Cancer Institute.


Proper nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment.Our oncology dietitian will provide you with expertise in food and nutrition and can give individual recommendations based on your diagnosis to make the most of the foods you eat before, during and after cancer treatment.  Learn More


By speaking to a pharmacist, patients and their families can gain a better understanding of the medications they have been prescribed and the possible side effects and interactions they could experience.  Learn More

Pastoral Care

Chaplains are available 24 hours a day to provide spiritual and emotional support to patients, family members and friends experiencing a cancer diagnosis.  Learn More

Social Workers

Cancer affects not only the patient, but also everyone close to him or her. The Cancer Institute social workers are available to you and your support system throughout your time with us. If you would like to speak to a social worker, call 501-603-1612 or talk to your nurse.  Learn More

Support Groups

Support groups present information, provide comfort, teach coping skills, help reduce anxiety, and provide a place for people to share common concerns and emotional support. Find a group


A cancer diagnosis can lead to many challenging decisions, some of which center on the cost of health care.We are committed to working with you so financial concerns don’t hinder your ability to receive the medical care you need.  Learn More


Cancer Institute patients and family members are invited to participate in the UAMS Community Fitness Program.  Learn More

Sit and Knit

Love to knit or want to learn how? Sit & Knit is a time for all beginning and experienced knitters to enjoy their favorite hobby together. Read More

Personal Appearance

Look Good … Feel Better is a free, hands-on makeover experience for women living with a cancer diagnosis.

Wig and Hat Shop is open to all patients free of charge and is located in the Patient Support Pavilion.


A Relaxation Room is available for patients and caregivers in need of quiet place to rest while visiting the Cancer Institute.