Support Services

Nurse Navigators

Dedicated nurses working as advocates for patients and families to coordinate all aspects of care. They provide support and serve as a consistent point of contact to help navigate the many medical care decisions and appointments.  
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Survivorship 

Cancer survivorship starts at diagnosis and continues throughout the patient's life. The Meridian Cancer Care survivorship plan ensures coordinated patient-centered care between primary care providers and specialists.
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Genetic Counseling

Family history or genetic factors can increase an individual’s risk for cancer. Meridian Cancer Care's genetic counseling program provides risk assessment and possible testing so you can take preventive steps and protect your health. 
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Support Groups

Meridian Cancer Care offers many types of support groups that serve cancer patients and their significant others. The group members find solace in sharing their feelings, experiences, and concerns with those who can best understand them — others who have gone through similar experiences. 
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Online Wellness Center

Meridian Health offers an online wellness center so you can learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore our cancer knowledge base. 
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Palliative Care

Palliative care can include anything from relief from symptoms, pain and stress, to assistance with insurance, support groups and advance care planning. Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life for people facing a serious illness. 
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Home Health and Hospice

Meridian At Home provides comprehensive cancer care provided in your home including personal assistance, visiting nurses, and medication management programs. In addition, Meridian At Home offers support services to patients and their families for end-of-life comfort and care. 
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Rehabilitation

A network of facilities throughout the region comprised of a team of health and fitness professionals who offer comprehensive services to help cancer patients regain a sense of hope and control over their health including issues related to fatigue, weakness and lymphedema. 
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Social Work

Case management and licensed clinical social workers counsel and support patients and their families as they transition from inpatient to outpatient services to ensure it moves as smooth as possible.

 

Integrative Medicine

Cancer Options and Possibilities for Everyone (C.O.P.E.) consists of a comprehensive selection of wellness services and options that take care of the whole person – Mind, Body, and Spirit. The COPE program offered through Meridian Fitness & Wellness includes Therapeutic Yoga Classes, Life Fitness Fights Fatigue – Group Exercise Class, Massage and Reflexology, Nutritional Counseling, and Medical Fitness Membership. For more information, call 1-800-DOCTORS.

 

Nutrition

Nutrition is a very important part of your well-being during and after cancer treatment.
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Wellness Resources

    • Cancer Health Library

      Cancer Health Library

      With information on everything from nutrition to genetics, a wealth of information awaits patients, survivors and their families here.

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    • Take a Vacation from Cancer

      Take a Vacation from Cancer

      From time to time, you may benefit from taking a respite from your cancer diagnosis, even if you can't leave your illness completely behind.

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    • Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      Nutrition and Cancer Quiz

      What effect does diet have on your risk for cancer? Find out by taking this quiz, based in part on information from the American Cancer Society.

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Related Services

    • CyberKnife

      CyberKnife Center

      The precision of the CyberKnife treatments reduce patients' radiation therapy sessions from as many as 40 to 5 or less.

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    • Diagnostic Imaging

      Diagnostic Imaging

      Our imaging procedures use advanced imaging technology subject to stringent regulatory standards.

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    • Surgery

      Surgery

      Meridian Health’s surgical teams of anesthesiologists, registered nurses and board certified, fellowship-trained surgeons work in state-of-the-art operating rooms.

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