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

Lisa Bartolone

Karmanos Cancer Institute

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is proud to recognize June as Cancer Survivor Month.

Gene Hodulik

Karmanos Cancer Institute

The fight against cancer requires a team of experts and careful planning.

Ron Andrews

Karmanos Cancer Institute

At 54, Ron Andrews was leading an active and healthy life when he received an unexpected diagnosis that would change his world.
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