Supportive Care & Survivorship

You become a survivor the moment you’re diagnosed with cancer. At William R. Bliss Cancer Center, you and your loved ones can access a wide range of resources designed to help you live well throughout treatment and beyond.

Supportive Services

Feel better in mind and body with services such as:

  • Counseling – Provide emotional support and help you cope with concerns around cancer
  • Fitness program – Helps you maintain or regain endurance and strength
  • Nurse navigator – Coordinates your care with other members of the medical team and makes it as easy as possible for you to access everything you need to support your physical and emotional well-being
  • Nutrition counseling – Teaches you what to eat to make sure you get the nutrients you need
  • Support groups and events – Encourage participants to build relationships with other people who share similar experiences
  • Survivorship and follow-up care – Monitors your health after treatment

Cancer Resource Center

When you receive care at Bliss Cancer Center, you and your family can visit our on-site Cancer Resource Center for:

  • Full library of books and media on many aspects of cancer and treatments
  • Full-service boutique offering free or low-cost wigs, hats, bras, swimwear, breast prosthetics, and other specialty supplies
  • Genetic risk education to assess the inherited risk for certain cancers
  • Monthly community-based cancer education seminars

Oncology Social Workers

Meet with our social workers if you have a concern or questions about:

  • Advance care planning
  • Community programming that may be right for you
  • Financial assistance and insurance coverage
  • Transportation assistance

Palliative Care

Improve your quality of life with palliative care, which focuses on relieving symptoms like pain, easing stress, and connecting you and your loved ones with supportive services.

Talk to a Nurse

Call our 24/7 First Nurse phone line to speak with a medical professional and get advice right away.