Inpatient Cancer Unit

Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute' s inpatient unit has 22 private rooms designed with patient safety and comfort in mind.

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Diagnostic Care Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
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Dr. Suresh Nair
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This unit has 22 private rooms with 55-inch WiFi compatible TV.
This unit has 22 private rooms with 55-inch WiFi compatible TV.
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All rooms include a private bathroom with built in shelves and a retractable shower chair.
All rooms include a private bathroom with built in shelves and a retractable shower chair.
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All rooms include positive pressure to keep infection out of room and 6 rooms also include negative pressure to make sure germs don't come out of the room.
All rooms include positive pressure to keep infection out of room and 6 rooms also include negative pressure to make sure germs don't come out of the room.
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All rooms include positive pressure to keep infection out of room and 6 rooms also include negative pressure to make sure germs don't come out of the room.
All rooms include positive pressure to keep infection out of room and 6 rooms also include negative pressure to make sure germs don't come out of the room.
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The floor includes 3 built-in benches giving patients a place to rest if they get tired while walking.
The floor includes 3 built-in benches giving patients a place to rest if they get tired while walking.
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5K Inpatient oncology unit at Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute on the campus of LVH-Cedar Crest.
5K Inpatient oncology unit at Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute on the campus of LVH-Cedar Crest.
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The family lounge offers more space for families to gather.
The family lounge offers more space for families to gather.
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The meditation room gives patients and staff a place to quietly reflect.
The meditation room gives patients and staff a place to quietly reflect.
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Waiting area outside 5K Inpatient Oncology Unit.
Waiting area outside 5K Inpatient Oncology Unit.

This unit is located on the fifth floor of the Kasych Family Pavilion.  In addition to private rooms, the unit offers numerous amenities to  ensure that patients have a comfortable place to get well and families have the space they need to support their loved one while they are in the hospital.

Some of the amenities include:

  • All rooms have 55-inch TVs with Bluetooth compatibility so that patients can watch Netflix, movies, etc. by using their own cell phones or laptop computer.
  • Smart beds are equipped with chargers for personal electronic devices.
  • The beds have a modern built-in headboard against the wall to create a more “homelike atmosphere.” Each patient room includes a magnetic board for patients to post personal items (cards, pictures, inspirational quotes, etc.).
  • Each of the private rooms protect patients from outside germs with positive pressure and HEPA filters in the ceiling. In addition, six rooms have positive pressure to protect the patient and negative pressure to protect both staff and other patients from any aerosolized infections.
  • Other room features include a computer workstation, access to a private bathroom, showers with a foldable chair attached to the wall to offer additional safety and comfort for the patient, and a ceiling lift. One patient room is also lead lined for patients receiving radiation treatment.
  • A meditation room for patient and colleague use is also available. The meditation room offers comfortable seating, dimmable lighting, aromatherapy, white noise and a small TV for guided meditation.

All finishes in the room can be scrubbed to achieve high levels of cleanliness and infection prevention.

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