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Supportive Care for Breast Cancer Patients

The caring team at Winship is here to support you every step of your cancer journey.Our supportive (palliative) care program for breast cancer patients focuses on all the ways in which a serious diagnosis, such as breast cancer, can affect the lives of our breast cancer patients & families. The goal of the supportive breast cancer care program is to support the whole person, physically, mentally, and emotionally in dealing with the issues and hardships that a diagnosis such as breast cancer can bring to bear. At Winship, we focus on incorporating our supportive care program from the very beginning of breast cancer treatment and consultation. Doing so typically provides maximum benefits for our breast cancer patients.

Services and Benefits of Supportive Breast Cancer Care:

  • Control pain associated with breast cancer
  • Relieve breast cancer symptoms such as nausea, difficulty breathing, loss of appetite, fatigue, and depression.
  • Provide counseling in making difficult medical decisions.
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support.
  • Coordinate home care referrals.
  • Help navigate the complex healthcare system.
  • Assist with advanced care planning regarding future care and treatment.