Visiting

West St. Louis County

Our facility on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, Mo., makes it easy for patients to receive world-class cancer care close to home.

Location Information

The Siteman Cancer Center has operated a facility on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, Mo., since 2001. In July 2008, the facility moved to a new location in Medical Office Building 2.

Services offered at the west county facility include:

  • Washington University physician care
  • Chemotherapy treatment and blood transfusions
  • Radiation therapy
  • On-site lab testing
  • CT and PET scans, MRI and mammography
  • Retail pharmacy services
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Support programs and educational materials

The board-certified medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons who staff our west county facility also practice at Siteman’s main campus in St. Louis and collaborate regularly with other Siteman and Washington University physicians. In addition many Siteman surgeons and specialists practice in other offices on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, making it possible to receive comprehensive care in one location.

The staff also includes registered nurses with specialized training in caring for cancer patients. A research coordinator is available to talk with patients about possible participation in clinical trials, which provide access to new medications and treatments not available at most cancer centers.

Contact Information

The Siteman Cancer Center has operated a facility on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, Mo., since 2001. In July 2008, the facility moved to a new location in Medical Office Building 2.

Services offered at the west county facility include:

  • Washington University physician care
  • Chemotherapy treatment and blood transfusions
  • Radiation therapy
  • On-site lab testing
  • CT and PET scans, MRI and mammography
  • Retail pharmacy services
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Support programs and educational materials

The board-certified medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons who staff our west county facility also practice at Siteman’s main campus in St. Louis and collaborate regularly with other Siteman and Washington University physicians. In addition many Siteman surgeons and specialists practice in other offices on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, making it possible to receive comprehensive care in one location.

The staff also includes registered nurses with specialized training in caring for cancer patients. A research coordinator is available to talk with patients about possible participation in clinical trials, which provide access to new medications and treatments not available at most cancer centers.

Support Services

The following regular support programs are offered by the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. All programs are held at the cancer center, 10 Barnes West Drive, Medical Office Building 2, Suite 100, Creve Coeur, MO 63141.

Look Good, Feel Better

Focus: To help women undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope with appearance-related side effects and regain a sense of self-confidence and control over their lives. To register, call 314-996-3362.

Sessions are held every other month at Siteman’s West County location.


Metastatic Cancers Networking Group

Focus: To help patients who have been diagnosed with metastatic cancer live with and manage their disease. Sessions are led by a licensed therapist. Family and caregivers are welcome to attend as well. This group is sponsored by Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis. For more information, call 314-238-2000.

Meetings:
Dates and times vary
Pet Therapy

Focus: Trained pet therapy dogs from Support Dogs, Inc. provide comfort to patients and their loved ones. For more information, call (314) 997-2325

Sessions:
Dates and times vary

Social Workers

Social workers are available to help patients and families cope with the challenges and problems caused by cancer. They provide assistance with such issues as lodging and transportation, rehabilitation and hospice care, and advance directives. They also identify community resources related to housing, employment, legal issues and financial concerns. For more information or to reach a social worker at this facility, call 314-996-3368.