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

John Raithel

Karmanos Cancer Institute

"Whatever your Everest is, you can achieve it."

Bill Happel

Karmanos Cancer Institute

A symbol of survivorship given by Bill Happel will be displayed at the Ohio cancer center to encourage other prostate cancer patients.

Michele Rachal

Karmanos Cancer Institute

“It feels really good to ring the bell,” said Rachal. “Radiation is a process, and I’ve been through it and I’m done. This is my day.”
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