Outpatient Cancer Services

Throughout your cancer treatment, you may need additional care. Rest assured that Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Cancer Care offers a comprehensive program to support your journey.

Our outpatient services include:

  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Integrative medicine and therapiesPeople with cancer and their loved ones can learn about holistic nutrition, supplements, vitamins, herbs, alternative therapies, mind-body therapies and stress reduction at any stage of their cancer journey
  • Nutritional support
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care, which focuses on quality of life with pain control and symptom relief provided by knowledgeable and experienced caregivers
  • Psychosocial distress screening (a self-assessment survey given during some medical visits)
  • Spiritual support
  • Support groups
  • Survivorship planning

In addition, an oncology social worker can help connect you with any other resources you may need.

Cancer rehabilitation

Improve your quality of life during and after your cancer treatment with rehabilitation. Learn about services that can help you manage fatigue, maximize your strength and overcome treatment side effects.

Services include physical medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation psychology, speech therapy and vocational rehabilitation. Common problems treated by the cancer rehabilitation team include:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Decreased ability to function
  • Decreased stamina
  • Difficulties coping
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of strength
  • Pain
  • Self-image changes
  • Speech and swallowing problems
  • Work-related issues

Access outpatient cancer services

Talk with your nurse navigator or cancer care team about referrals for outpatient services that might benefit you.