Supportive Oncology 

Our Supportive Oncology Multidisciplinary Team works with each of our multidisciplinary teams to provide patients expert support for:

  • Symptom control 
  • Pain management
  • Psychological and spiritual needs
  • Rehabilitation medicine
  • Caregivers
  • Advanced care planning
  • Coordination of care

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our cancer patients and their families. These services are available from the time of diagnosis throughout all phases of treatment and care.

Innovative, Individualized Care

The Supportive Care team prides itself on providing a passionate, caring and respectful team-based approach to respond to our patients' physical and emotional needs.

Appointment Information

To learn more about supportive oncology at Karmanos, please talk to your Karmanos health care provider.

Patient Stories

Carolyn Holley

Karmanos Cancer Institute

“From the moment I stepped into Karmanos Cancer Institute, I knew I was at the right place. I could tell right away,” she said.

Kathy Harvey and Karen Krajewski

Karmanos Cancer Institute

Kathy Harvey and her older sister Karen Krajewski were enjoying a summer afternoon in the pool when they had a conversation that would change their family forever.

Meghan Malley

Karmanos Cancer Institute

At just 29 years old, Meghan Malley was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in 2011. Throughout the course of nine years, a lot has changed. She’s undergone surgery, chemotherapy and radiation,...
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