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Support

Support to help renew your strength and spirit

Facing a cancer diagnosis and enduring treatment can be daunting. ProHealth Care recognizes the need for support at every stage of the cancer journey and provides a number of options from diagnosis through survivorship.

Survivorship program

At ProHealth Care, survivorship begins on the day of diagnosis. The survivorship program is designed to address overall health and well-being throughout every step of the cancer journey. Participants benefit from one-on-one appointments with cancer team members including a nurse practitioner, cancer rehabilitation specialist, cancer dietitian and cancer social worker. Participants also benefit from the camaraderie with other cancer survivors.

Support groups

ProHealth Care works with Stillwater Cancer Support Services to offer support groups led by a professional counselor. The groups provide a regular, drop-in format to share experiences and learn from others.

 

Making Sense of Life After Cancer
This professionally-facilitated group focuses on helping post-treatment cancer patients answer the often asked “now what?” A variety of educational and survivorship topics will help you navigate issues like the long-term physical and emotional impact of treatment, returning to work, fear of recurrence and finding balance in one’s life.

 

Living with Hope (Lake Country area)
Open to anyone whose life has been touched by cancer.

 

Beat Cancer Boot Camp
Beat Cancer Boot Camp is provided through ProHealth Care's affiliated West Wood Health and Fitness Center. It provides a supportive environment for those wishing to stay active during cancer treatment and beyond. The program is designed to:

  • Be effective and challenging

  • Provide options for all fitness levels

  • Combine stretching and strength-training to build stamina needed for daily activities

  • Vary exercise programs to keep each workout fresh and fun

 

Cancer rehabilitation services

We are focused on improving the lives of patients who experience side effects caused by treatment.

 

 

Palliative care

Palliative care is available at ProHealth Care to help people fighting cancer find relief from symptoms, pain and stress. It is appropriate for patients of any age and at any stage in a serious illness.

Palliative care includes a team of specialists who collaborate with you, your family and your referring physician to tailor treatment plans. The team includes:

  • Physician specializing in palliative medicine

  • Advanced-practice nurse

  • Master’s-prepared social worker

  • Spiritual care counselor

  • Physical therapists

  • Psychologist

The team focuses on you as a whole person, providing physical, emotional and spiritual support including:

  • Symptom management – expert attention to and relief from distressing physical symptoms like pain, breathing difficulties, nausea, fatigue, appetite loss and sleep issues

  • Information sharing – helping you understand what to expect from the illness itself, available treatment options and the effect of those options on the course of your disease

  • Effective communication – carefully listening to your goals, values and wishes and communicating those wishes to all involved in your care

  • Caring support – helping you make important preparations now for peace of mind later

Talk with your doctor if you are interested in palliative care services. Most insurance companies cover these services.

To schedule an appointment, call 262-928-4898.