The iPads come pre-loaded with apps, which are grouped in categories such as books, entertainment, games, health, music, news and sports. Patients can also access the Internet on either a Laptop or an iPad.
Devices are disinfected and reset between each patient to remove any personal information.
Read Relax and Distract for more information.
Patient Family Education Resource Center (PERC)
Empowering patients, families, caregivers and the public to make informed decisions and become active partners in their health care.
The Patient Family Education Resource Center (PERC) provides a vital link between the patient and the most current
cancer information resources. It is a full-service library housing a comprehensive collection of print
and audiovisual resources on all aspects of cancer, including:
- Disease and treatment information
- Coping and support resources
- Aids for discussing cancer with children
- Survivorship issues
The PERC is located in Room B2-214A on Level B2 of the Cancer Center (the main lobby). Visitors will find materials available for check-out, as well as internet-connected computers available for on-line searches. If requested, a professional search for information on a specific topic is available.