Patient Support & Resources

Patient Support & Resources

No matter what kind of treatment a cancer patient receives, the fight against cancer is more than a physical challenge. It impacts everything from emotional well-being to financial stability. That’s why integration of services for the mind, body and spirit are so important.

Cancer Support Groups and Survivors' Classes

(*) Offered through cancer classes

Community / National Resources

Many national and local community organizations offer help and support to cancer patients and their families.

Local & national resources
Resources by cancer types

Emotion / Distress

Relaxation / Creative expression

Individual counseling
Family counseling
Support groups
Meditation
Cancer rehabilitation program
Spiritual care

Art therapy
Jewelry making (*)
Knit for Life
Massage therapy 
Meditation
Music therapy
Sound healing  (*)
Gentle and chair yoga (*)

Physical Well-being

Pain Management

Lymphedema
Naturopathic care
Cancer rehabilitation
Naturopathic care
Cancer rehabilitation
Pain and headache center

Look & Appearance

Nutrition Support

Hair loss
Appearance
Beauty and cancer
 

Nutrition care
Naturopathic care
Eating well classes (*)

Financial Information & Resources

Support of Daily Living & Legal Matters

Financial counseling
Financial resources
Billing guide

Housing
Meals / food assistance
Living will / estate planning

Traveling to Swedish

International /
Out of State Patients

Transportation
Campus locations
Cancer institute locations

Accommodations
Interpreter services
International patient services
Private pay services 
 (paying for the service yourself)

Information Services

Online Services

Cancer education center
Cancer resource navigator
Health /cancer classes
Medical records

Cancer dictionary
Drug dictionary
Cancer podcasts
Caringbridge
 (personal website)

Support During / After Treatment

How You Can Help Others

Health /cancer classes
Survivorship newsletter
Cancer prevention
Integrated care
Support groups

Make a gift
Join swedish events
Volunteer opporunities
Get yourself and your loved one screened

 

Talk to Someone or Make an Appointment


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Look & Appearance

Find information & resources including wigs, hats and more

Look & Appearance


Counseling and Support

Help is available for patients and families to deal with emotions such as anxiety, stress and depression. Counseling and Support


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