Counseling and Support Services
COVID-19 Update: If you are considering attending any of our support groups, please call Social Work, (602) 406-8222, to ensure that the group will be meeting.
Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has a full suite of support services available to assist our patients with their physical, mental, psychosocial, and spiritual health.
The Supportive Care and Survivorship Program at Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s provides care to enhance a cancer survivor’s quality of life post treatment. This personalized care is delivered by a team of physicians, nurses, registered dietitians, social workers, physical/occupational therapists, and pastoral care professionals.
Our program is available to all patients who are referred by their primary care provider or who desire this service on their own. For more information or to make an appointment, call 602.406.8222.
Find out more how our counseling and support services benefit our patients and their caregivers throughout treatment at Dignity Health – Cancer Institute at St. Joseph’s.
Supportive Care Programs for Patients
We offer the following for our patients at all stages of diagnosis:
- Classes and Support Groups
- Counseling and Support
- Onsite Services including:
- Specialty Pharmacy
- Nutrition and Speech Therapy
- Access to Social Workers
- Interpretation (multiple languages)
- Insurance and Financial Assistance
- Lifestyle Management Program
How Can Supportive Care Help?
Our supportive care team provides emotional, nutritional, medical, physical, and practical support for patients undergoing cancer treatment, as well as post treatment. Supportive care can help with the following symptoms:
- Nausea or Vomiting
- Fatigue or Low Energy
- Loss of Appetite or Weight changes
- Difficulty Sleeping
- Shortness of Breath
- Weakness / Balance Problems
- Neuropathy or Numbness
- Lymphedema including Physical and Occupational Therapy