Our staff can work with you to create lifestyle and exercise guidelines to minimize your risk for lung cancer, including smoking cessation classes. The most important way to protect yourself against lung cancer is not to smoke and to avoid people who are smoking. Also, beware of environmental factors such as asbestos, radon and formaldehyde.
Aromatherapy, comforting canines, music therapy, massage, light therapy, meditation, yoga and other stress management techniques to help patients and families better cope with the physical and emotional challenge of cancer.
Genetic testing, breast self examination and clinical research trials and many more cancer-related educational programs are offered to help patients, families, and the public throughout the year.
Compassionate patient comfort and family support when the end of life is imminent.
Technical and practical information from a large array of print and online resources.
Dieticians and other experts assist patients with ideas for meal selection, during and following treatment, and provide consultation on nutritional supplements.
Chaplains and others provide spiritual and emotional support, comfort and guidance to patients and families.
dogs and cats promote relaxation, lower blood pressure levels, and serve as motivators for patients to comply with and succeed in their therapies.
Knowledgeable experts can assist patients and families with insurance, financial and home care issues as well as make referrals to community-based resources.
Various groups are available to help patients and their loved ones face the physical and emotional challenges of cancer.
St. Mary’s of Michigan Seton Cancer Institute can arrange to transport patients if necessary.
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