People with cancer often find that their illness and its treatment affect many aspects of their lives beyond their physical concerns. Family members and friends frequently find that they, too, have questions about dealing with the cancer experience.
Sometimes your reactions, thoughts, and worries may surprise you. Situations you may have managed well prior to the cancer now seem nearly impossible.
Oncology social workers are available in all Harrison treatment settings to discuss your questions and concerns. They can direct you to a multitude of community resources and services, and help you:
We also can assist you in finding an appropriate support group. There, you’ll be able to talk with others having experiences similar to yours.
Our oncology social workers coordinate directly with a patient’s cancer team experts to:
Count on qualified staff
Each of Harrison’s oncology social workers has a Master’s of Social Work degree, specialized additional training, and years of experience working with those who are facing cancer.
When you’re ready, we’re here to talk with you and your family.