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Bennett Cancer Center

Stamford Hospital, Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center in Stamford, Connecticut, is a 305-bed non-for-profit community hospital in a surburban setting. The cancer center provided care to 936 new patients in 2014.

Bennett Cancer Center implemented its distress screening program in 2009. Screening in done at four touch points:

  1. At the initial medical oncology visit
  2. At the end of medical oncology treatment
  3. At the beginning of radiation oncology treatment
  4. At the end of radiation treatment.

Read an in-depth description of the distress screening process at Bennett Cancer Center. Read the complete project white paper, "Psychosocial Distress Screening: Lessons Learned from Three ACCC Member Programs."

Click on image below to enlarge or download distress screening process flowchart here.


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