Supportive Cancer Care
Supportive Cancer Care is for people who:
- Have been told by their oncologist that they have advanced cancer.
- Have a limited life expectancy.
- Are not ready and may not qualify for hospice care.
- Have been hospitalized due to cancer.
What services do Supportive Cancer Care provide?
- Help with managing symptoms such as shortness of breath, anxiety, pain, difficulty sleeping, nausea, and depression
- Telephone nurse available 24 hours a day
- Help with managing medications
- Help with locating community resources
- Education about your illness and treatment choices
- Emotional and spiritual support
- Help with medical decision-making
Who provides Supportive Cancer Care?
Professional staff are available and may include nurses, social workers, and chaplains. Supportive Cancer Care staff works together with your doctors to ensure that you receive the best care possible.
How is Supportive Cancer Care paid for?
There is a cost for Supportive Cancer Care services; however, you may qualify for Medicare coverage or be eligible for financial assistance. We will help you determine program cost and if you qualify for assistance.
For more information, call (717) 391-2421.