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Avera Cancer Institute Destination Patient Program

Welcome to Avera Cancer Institute

No matter how far you travel in order to receive care at Avera Cancer Institute, count on our Destination Patient Program to provide the support you need.

24/7 Support from the Navigation Center

For answers to all of your cancer-related questions, you can call the Avera Cancer Institute Navigation Center. Our nurse navigators and oncology social workers are available 24/7 to help you:

  • Find travel and lodging options
  • Identify the best medical specialists for your needs
  • Learn more about your diagnosis, treatment, side effects and more
  • Plan what to bring for your visit
  • Schedule appointments according to your travel plans

To talk with one of our cancer navigators, call 888-422-1410.

Your Comprehensive Cancer Care Team

When you choose Avera Cancer Institute, you’ll benefit from receiving expert care from a comprehensive team of cancer specialists that may include a surgeon, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, research scientists, support staff and more. They collaborate to create a customized treatment plan based on your unique circumstances and needs.

Precision Oncology for More Precise Treatment

Through Avera, you’ll have access to our innovative precision oncology team. If appropriate, you may be offered tumor sequencing, test interpretation and treatment recommendations on effective ways to treat your specific type of tumor based upon its genomic profile. Learn more about the Avera Cancer Institute Center for Precision Oncology.

Integrative Medicine Supportive Therapies

You can also take advantage of a variety of integrative medicine services to alleviate and even prevent many common side effects of cancer treatment. These natural therapies include: acupuncture, aromatherapy, mind-body classes, therapeutic massage, health coaching and more. Learn more about Avera Medical Group Integrative Medicine.

How to Get Around Sioux Falls

While in Sioux Falls, you’ll find a small town atmosphere with many big city amenities. Discover a wide variety of attractions you can enjoy. Learn more from Experience Sioux Falls.

For assistance with traveling around Sioux Falls, view our map and consider the following transportation options:

Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Sioux Falls Regional Airport, located in the north central part of Sioux Falls, offers daily flights from five airlines. Most of our recommended hotels have complimentary shuttle services to and from the airport. Rental car services and taxis are also available.

If you’d like help setting up shuttle services with your hotel or making other transportation arrangements, call the Navigation Center at 888-422-1410.

Sioux Area Metro

View bus schedules and fares for Sioux Falls’ public transportation system.

Car Rentals

Several car rental companies operate in Sioux Falls. For recommendations, call the Navigation Center at 888-422-1410.

Taxi Services

You’ll find several taxi services available in Sioux Falls with varying hours and prices. For recommendations, call the Navigation Center at 888-422-1410.

Sioux Falls Wheelchair Transit Plus

Aging and disabled populations can take advantage of wheelchair and stretcher transportation through Sioux Falls Wheelchair Transit Plus. For more information call 605-336-9625 or email

Wheelchair Express

24/7 transportation for all persons with disability is available through Wheelchair Express. For more information, call 605-338-9529.

Recommended Places to Stay

Through Avera’s special negotiated rates, patients, caregivers and family members can receive discounts at select hotels in Sioux Falls. When making a reservation, you must ask for the Avera Destination Rate discount.

24/7 Cancer Support

If you live within the Avera region, you can get the support you need 24/7 and find answers to your cancer-related questions or concerns. Call or email the Avera Cancer Institute Navigation Center today.


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