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Cancer Support & Wellness

At Adventist HealthCare, cancer care extends beyond excellent medical and surgical treatment. You’ll benefit from a broad range of support services that make you feel better physically and emotionally.

Comprehensive Support Services

Through Adventist HealthCare, you and your family get access to:

  • Behavioral health services – Help you cope with your or your loved one’s condition
  • Home care – Tends to your well-being in the comfort of home
  • Integrative medicine – Provides complementary therapies for your mind, body and spirit
  • Lymphedema therapy – Treats swelling that sometimes results from cancer treatment
  • Massage therapy – Relaxes you and reduces pain
  • Nutrition counseling and cooking classes – Teach you how to choose and prepare healthy, easy-to-eat foods
  • Palliative care – Eases pain, symptoms and stress
  • Tobacco Cessation Program – Includes nicotine replacement therapy and a year of one-on-one guidance from certified smoking cessation counselors
  • Look Good…Feel Better® – Offers guidance from cosmetologists on enhancing your self-image
  • Retail shop – Provides wigs, prosthetics, skin creams, lotions and other items to help you look and feel better
  • Healing art – Improves your mood

Support Groups

Whether you’re a cancer patient, survivor or caregiver, find friendship in a support group at Adventist HealthCare. Share your story with peers, get advice and increase your sense of empowerment.

Cancer Rehabilitation

After completing cancer treatment, take part in rehabilitation to increase your strength, endurance and mobility. You’ll meet with a wellness specialist to set goals for recovery and develop a personalized nutrition and exercise plan. You may work with physical therapists, occupational therapists and recreation therapists, sometimes at our Adventist Physical Health & Rehabilitation locations or Center for Fitness & Health. You’ll gradually feel more energetic, sleep better and improve your mood.

Stephen J. Newman Oncology Library

At Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, learn about your condition in the Stephen J. Newman Oncology Library, open 24 hours a day. Use a computer, take home a pamphlet or borrow books and videos to read or watch inside the hospital. For help using the library, dial extension 6101 within the medical center.

Schedule an Appointment

To find a cancer care specialist, call 1-800-642-0101 or browse our Doctors Directory to schedule an appointment with an Adventist HealthCare doctor today.

Schedule an Appointment

To find an Adventist HealthCare cancer care specialist, call 1-800-642-0101 or browse our Doctors Directory to schedule an appointment today!

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Patient Stories

We’re writing new chapters in the lives of our patients, their families and our community daily. These are their stories:

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