Patient Support Resources

Education, Hope and Healing

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

Relaxation / Creative expression

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

Pain Management

Naturopathic care
Cancer rehabilitation
Pain and headache center 

Nutrition Support

Nutrition care
Naturopathic care
Eating well classes (*)

Support of Daily Living & Legal Matters

Housing
Meals / food assistance
Living will / estate planning

International /
Out of State Patients

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

Online Services

Cancer dictionary
Drug dictionary
Cancer podcasts
Caringbridge
 (personal website)

How You Can Help Others

Make a gift
Join Swedish events
Volunteer opportunities
Get yourself and your loved one screened