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The Delbert Day Cancer Institute

The nationally accredited Delbert Day Cancer Institute (DDCI) at Phelps Health provides all cancer care services under one roof for convenience and continuity of care for patients and their families. The DDCI is housed on the main Phelps Health campus in Rolla and located off of the north side of the Phelps Health Medical Office Building.

The DDCI includes designated areas for radiation oncology, medical oncology, laboratory and imaging services, infusion, pharmacy services and a café. All cancer treatment and support services are centrally located in the DDCI in order to ensure the best possible patient experience and to ease the burden of having to travel to multiple locations for treatment.

Why Choose Phelps Health?

  • Patient-centered care: All-inclusive services in a single, accessible location
  • State-of-the-art treatment and equipment: State-of-the-art radiation oncology technologies and the most advanced chemotherapy and immunotherapy services
  • Access to clinical trials: Participation in the National Cancer Institute’s Community Clinical Oncology Program and a variety of industry-sponsored trials
  • Navigation, education, support and financial counseling: Education and customized counseling services offered to patients and their loved ones
  • Certified nurses in oncology – DDCI nurses specialize in caring for people with cancer


Patient Testimonial
“It all began with an annual mammogram. That’s what started this journey. I’m so thankful for the high caliber of care I received. It was amazing and a positive experience. You had a voice in your care. You had someone who was your advocate and held your hand along the way. It’s a beautiful place. It was like having an extended family. If there is a way to make cancer a great experience, the Delbert Day Cancer Institute did it. They are world-class people—every one of them. It’s the best place in the world. We have a powerhouse of talent and care right here in our neighborhood. I can’t say enough good things.”
-Loretta Wallis, DDCI Patient


Patient Story



The Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute (DDCI) is nationally accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Because the DDCI is a Commission on Cancer-accredited cancer center, the DDCI takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer as a complex group of diseases that requires consultation among surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and other cancer specialists. This multidisciplinary partnership results in improved patient care. 


The Delbert Day Cancer Institute (DDCI) has been awarded a grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a member of the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Program (NCORP).

Conditions We Treat

At the Phelps Health DDCI, our oncologists treat numerous cancer conditions, including the following:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Bone cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma (cancers of the blood)
  • Multiple myeloma (cancer of plasma in bone marrow)
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Thyroid and endometrium cancer

Cancer Treatment Programs and Services

  • Cancer educational resources
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Chemotherapy and infusion
  • Diagnostic imaging (Siemens PET/CT)
  • Dietary support
  • Financial counseling
  • Genetic counseling
  • Medical oncology and hematology
  • Nurse navigation
  • Pathology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radiology
  • Research
  • Social work support
  • Spiritual support
  • Surgical services
  • Support groups

Locations of Delbert Day Cancer Institute Services

Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute

1060 West 10th Street
Rolla, MO 65401

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