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 I need end-of-life care for cancer Change


We provide end-of-life care for patients diagnosed with cancer including legacy building and help with advance directives.

End-of-life care is important to those that need it. We will work with you and your family to make sure your needs are met throughout the process. Your care team will be with you every step of the way as you make important decisions during this time.

Hospice care

We can connect you with hospice home care programs in your community. Talk with a member of your care team for more information.

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Palliative care

Our palliative care team can help with pain and symptom management, and those in need of social assistance, psychological support, decision assistance and emotional/spiritual support.

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Advance care planning

We provide advance care planning education and assistance through our Community Resources department or oncology social worker.

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Legacy building

If you are faced with end-of-life decisions, helping your family cope with the grief of your death is often a concern. We have many resources available to help you leave your legacy including dignity therapy.

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Social services and behavioral health support

Social services and behavioral health provide counseling and other services that can reduce stress during this time.

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End-of-life care: Legacy building

Legacy building activities provide important healing not only for your family, but also for you if you are faced with end-of-life decisions. Read more

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