The transition from active treatment to post-treatment care is critical to the long-term health of cancer survivors.
While improvement in the rates of overall cancer survival is very encouraging, many cancer survivors may face physical, emotional, social, spiritual or financial challenges because of their diagnosis and treatment. The diagnosis can take a toll on patients, families and caregivers. Hollings Cancer Center offers support services to help you manage those effects and cope with the changes that may be happening during and following the end of treatment.
Hollings Cancer Center has therapists to help you and your family cope with the emotional and psychological effects of a cancer diagnosis.
Nutrition Services provides proactive and individualized consultation for cancer outpatients across the continuum of cancer care.
Full-time, professional financial counselors specializing in oncology care can help answer your financial questions.
Social workers help patients and families understand and adjust to a diagnosis and better understand treatment plans.
Ongoing support groups are open to patients and their families to connect with other patients.
A number of services and quit resources are available for patients hoping to stop smoking.
Heart specialists work with your oncology team to protect your heart during and after cancer treatments.
This 10-week exercise, nutrition and behavior change program helps breast cancer survivors.