Cancer is a leading cause of death in the U.S. for people under the age of 85. Although there are many kinds of cancer, all cancers start from abnormal cells that grow out of control. To explore information about specific cancers, click on Cancers By Type.

The Vail Valley Medical Center Educational Resource Library at Shaw Regional Cancer Center provides personalized reference services in English and Spanish. With a large lending collection of books and audiovisual materials, as well as more than 300 journal subscriptions, the Library is open to the public and specific questions can be emailed directly to our Librarian.

If you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, the physicians and staff at Shaw Regional Cancer Center are your best resources for personalized discussions and treatment plans. For a consultation, call us at (970) 569-7429.

Shaw Regional Cancer Center offers the following:

Cancer pain management is the product of thoughtful development of the right treatment plan for each cancer patient. Shaw Regional Cancer Center works with patients to design personalized plans and manage the side effects and pain related to cancer and the prescribed treatments. Below is a list of cancer pain management resources.