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Patient and Family Support Services

Cancer is a complex journey for patients and families. Before cancer, life had challenges; now they may seem insurmountable. The anxieties about health, keeping up with daily activities and maintaining important, critical relationship are common for all cancer patients and their families.

Our patient and family support services are here to help our patients so they know they have someone experienced to count on when they need it. We are here to make a difference—not just in your cancer outcome—but in the moments along the way, so you and your loved ones know there is always someone to help.

For an appointment with one of our counselors, please call 716-7980.

Our Supportive Programs for Cancer Patients and Families 

Our programs include:

Learn more about our programs.

Services We Provide: 

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Research focuses on quality of life following treatment, orienting new patients to treatment, group support for young breast cancer patients and restorative (gentle) yoga. We also provide resources that include support groups in Winston-Salem and surrounding communities.

About Our Team

Our team includes members from a variety of specialties, including psychology, counseling and nursing. These staff members work directly with the medical professionals who provide your care. Our multidisciplinary approach to care ensures that all of the services patients might need are available in the same place. Learn more about our team.

Finding Your Way Around

The prospect of starting on chemotherapy or radiation treatments can be overwhelming for even the most knowledeable individual. Our dedicated staff members and volunteers are available to serve as guides  in the Hematology and Oncology Clinic to greet each new patient upon arrival. We explain how our program works and show patients and family members around the clinic and treatment rooms, helping to familiarize them with our resources.  

Quick Reference

Comprehensive Cancer Center

1st Floor Information Desk
Appointments 336-716-WAKE
Toll-Free 888-716-WAKE

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Last Updated: 04-14-2016
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