Cancer Wellness and Support

We’ll Help You Find Your Way

Cancer changes your life. As you move through therapy or transition back to work and home, you’ll likely need support along the way. We are committed to helping you through the process and making sure you have access to the resources you need to enhance your life throughout your time as a cancer patient.

How Does the Coborn Cancer Center Make Your Life Easier?

Here are some of the resources CentraCare provides to enhance your quality of life before, during and after cancer treatment:

  • Care coordinators assist patients with breast, lung and gastrointestinal cancers and their families, by providing assistance with appointments, procedures and treatment options.
  • Registered dietitians provide nutrition counseling to help patients manage treatment-related side effects and to recommend therapeutic diets that assist in disease treatment.
  • Oncology social workers can help coordinate resources, financial programs, insurance coverage, housing, transportation, home care and other services to assist with the psychological, social, emotional and spiritual needs.
  • Palliative care specialists provide patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness, such as cancer.
  • Spiritual or religious leaders can help cancer patients who are struggling with confusion, stress or loneliness.
  • Various specialists assist patients to successfully transition from active treatment to recovery.
  • A comprehensive guide for new patients details a range of therapies to help patients with cancer build strength and endurance, regain independence, reduce stress and maintain energy to participate in daily activities. Review our Cancer Wellness and Support Guide.
  • Access to CentraCare's tobacco cessation program

Support Groups

Support groups are offered at various locations.

Healing Center

The Coborn Healing Center serves as the central connection point for a variety of services that help patients during and after treatment.

Art therapy, cooking classes, mindfulness, spiritual well-being and more. Find out what's all going on at Coborn Healing Center.

Download the latest Hope & Healing Newsletter (PDF)
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View cancer support groups and events

Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinic

The Multidisciplinary Cancer Clinic (MCC) is designed to minimize the time between cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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