Integrated Cancer Support Services
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At Hoag Family Cancer Institute, we are committed to offering the best
available support services and resources to our patients, understanding
that there are many aspects to care, in addition to state-of-the-art treatment.
Through Hoag’s Integrated Cancer Support Services, we are uniquely
qualified to offer specialized oncology support, education and rehabilitation
services to cancer survivors undergoing treatment or living with its after
effects of treatment. Our program helps survivors physically and emotionally
heal from the side-effects of treatment.
Whether you’re newly diagnosed or long finished with treatment, we
Hoag’s Integrated Cancer Support Services serves all survivors in
need, whether they are beginning treatment, finished with treatment, or
experiencing late effects or unresolved issues from long-ago treatment.
Our program is open to everyone no matter the prognosis, cancer stage
or phase of recovery. Newly diagnosed patients may want to increase their
strength and endurance and prevent future medical problems; survivors
living with cancer as a chronic disease may come to us for help managing
treatment-related conditions; and individuals who are in remission may
enroll in our program with the goal of boosting their immune systems so
that they can heal as well as possible.
Services that can aid in quality of life and side effect management include:
Meet the Team
Working together to further benefit the patient, are our cancer and rehabilitation
teams. Our cancer team will work alongside you during your cancer treatment,
and may refer you to rehab during or after treatment. Our rehabilitation
care is offered to patients by a knowledgeable staff, specially trained
to treat survivors of all forms of cancer.
Our teams are medical experts at the top of their fields and comprise a
variety of disciplines:
- physical therapists
- occupational therapists
- speech and language pathologists
- oncology social workers
- registered dietitians
- clinical nurse navigators