Living with a serious illness, such as cancer, can be stressful. The journey from diagnosis through treatment can be challenging – even overwhelming at times.
Outpatient services provided at the Swedish Palliative Care and Symptom Management Clinic can help you manage the symptoms and stress associated with your illness or treatments. In a comforting and compassionate way, your Palliative Care team will focus on:
- Your physical needs
- Providing psychological and spiritual support
- Helping with social and family adjustments
- Coordinating important resources
Our goal is to find and help you obtain the services you need. We will help you regain your mental and physical strength, so you can better tolerate your medical treatments. We will also help you understand your illness and treatments, so it is less confusing.
Conditions we treat
We help you manage the symptoms and stress – including physical, psychological, social and family needs – associated with your illness or treatments, including:
- Chronic kidney disease
- Nero-muscular disease
- Neurodegenerative disease
- Heart failure
- Lung disease
- Rheumatological disease
- Alzheimer's disease
Learn more about Palliative Care services.