Integrative & Palliative Oncology
A care team holistically focused on quality of life.
Parkview Cancer Institute realizes that comfort care plays a large role in cancer care due to both the physical and emotional effects of cancer. That’s why we have the only palliative oncologists in the region. These important and unique experts work together with the rest of your care team to ensure a comprehensive approach to your treatment plan – one that prevents or addresses possible symptoms and side effects from cancer and its treatment.
Studies have shown numerous positive effects on patients receiving comfort care during their cancer journey, including:
- Better symptom control.
- Improved physical and mental health.
- Empowerment over cancer care decisions.
What is palliative oncology?
Comfort care and symptom management
Palliative care is not hospice and does not mean that cancer treatment has ended. Palliative care may be provided as early as diagnosis or anywhere throughout your cancer journey, and can be administered along with your cancer treatment. Depending on your specific needs, your cancer care team may include a palliative oncologist, along with other support professionals including social workers, spiritual care providers, dietitians and the survivorship team.
Parkview Cancer Institute offers palliative care at any point along your cancer journey. Ask a member of your care team if palliative care may be right for you.
Living with cancer impacts the whole person, in more ways than just having a diagnosis. Our palliative care program covers a wide range of services to support you every step of your journey with this complex disease.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Regardless of your diagnosis or where you are on your cancer journey; Parkview Cancer Institute’s Palliative Oncology program can holistically help manage your symptoms from cancer or its treatment.
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Meet Our Team
Parkview Cancer Institute's palliative oncology care team is here to help you coordinate your care for a comprehensive approach to treatment.
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Our Cancer Care Teams
Here at Parkview, you’ll be cared for by a team of cancer specialists and sub-specialists, not a general oncologist who treats all types of cancer.
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