When To Call Us

Call US First! Your nurse case manager is the contact person for any questions or concerns that may arise between office visits. Our case managers are highly-trained oncology nurses with many years of oncology experience.

If you experience any of the following inform your healthcare team immediately: 

  • Shortness of breath or chest pain (If you have extreme chest pain, call 911)
  • Fever higher than 100.5°F or shaking chills
  • Excessive bleeding or bruising
  • Irregular or rapid heartbeat
  • Sudden change in your mental status- confusion, slurred speech or other symptoms

The following symptoms can be reported to your healthcare team within 24 hours:

  • Vomiting that is unrelieved by prescribed medications
  • Severe constipation or diarrhea or blood in the stool
  • Painful or frequent urination or blood in the urine
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Soreness, redness, swelling, pus, or drainage at your catheter site
  • Pain in a new place or pain that is not relieved by your pain medication
  • Headache that is not relieved by over the counter medications
  • Inability to eat for more than 24 hours and continued weight loss
  • Mouth sores that interfere with your ability to eat or drink
  • Nasal congestion, drainage, cough
  • Any new numbness or tingling in hands or feet
  • One or more of the following signs of dehydration
    • Dry, cracked lips or sticky tongue
    • Increased thirst and/or decreased urination
    • Increased weakness/dizziness/lightheadedness

How to contact your healthcare team:

Bergan Mercy Cancer Pavilion:  (402) 393-3110

Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center:  (402) 354-8124

Midwest Cancer Center Papillion:  (402) 593-3141

Midwest Cancer Center Legacy:  (402) 334-4773

Health Park Plaza/ Fremont: (402) 941-7030