If you are receiving your cancer treatment elsewhere and are considering switching to Roswell Park for your care, we are here to make the transition as seamless as possible.
Please call us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355).
You do not need a doctor's recommendation to come to Roswell Park
We treat all types of cancers, which means you do not need to have a rare or advanced type of cancer to be treated by our compassionate teams of specialists. Our comprehensive approach is one that benefits all patients by offering multiple treatment options, access to the latest therapies including clinical trials not available elsewhere, and supportive services that are meant to improve your quality of life, regardless of your type or stage of cancer.
What we'll need from you
To help us match you with the most appropriate physician to meet your cancer care needs, please be prepared with the following information when you call.
- Full name and date of birth
- Preferred contact information
- Diagnosis information
- A list of all doctors involved in your care, including your primary doctor and any other physicians you may see.
- Medical insurance information
We will need to obtain your medical records before your appointment. This will include results of previous testing and information about previous treatment. If you don't have all of this information, don't worry. We will help you through this process.
Roswell Park doctors in your neighborhood
We believe that all patients should have access to comprehensive cancer care – through the latest technology, the most innovative therapies and the expertise of the most experienced cancer teams. Roswell Park is continuing to improve cancer patient care in our region by incorporating national best practices throughout our Care Network.
Tour Roswell Park before your appointment
Roswell Park employees in the Office of Patient Experience are available to provide tours of our facilities. Prospective patients and their families will visit our inpatient floor, chemotherapy clinics, hospitality room, cancer resource center, cafe, and Kaminski Park. Take this time to ask questions about our services and become comfortable with our hospital.
Please call 716-845-1300 ext. 5654 and ask for a personal tour.
Health insurance information
We are a center of excellence with many health insurance providers. Our hospital and physicians are covered by many of the large insurance companies, including Independent Health and BlueCross BlueShield. While we work hard to ensure access to our services through as many insurance companies as possible, there are a lot of different insurance plans. It's important that you double check your coverage. Find out if your health insurance offers Roswell Park as an in-network health provider for your cancer treatment.Are you covered?
Before your first visit
Taking steps before your appointment will help you to make the most of your time with your care team. We will need to have certain medical information that only you can provide. Learn more about the required information we need before your first appointment with our cancer team.