Your treatment at The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center will start with you and your doctors and nurses. Along the way, your doctor may recommend consultations with staff members from some of the support services available to you, which are listed below.
The Cabell Huntington Hospital has a staff of trained counselors available to help with problems related to stress, depression, anxiety and other issues that may be difficult to address on your own.
An oncology dietitian can offer you advice about your diet and nutrition, recommending specific foods or supplements that may help you maintain proper nutrition during treatment. To speak to a a dietitian, please call 304-399-6562.
If you need nursing care or other medical treatment at home, staff members from Home Health will meet with you and your doctor to discuss how they can be of service.
You may meet with a member of the Pharmacy staff to learn more about medications you are taking. The pharmacist may advise you about interactions with other drugs or foods.
Social workers are on duty Monday through Friday during regular business hours. To speak to a Social Work staff member, please call 304-399-6513. After hours, please go through the operator by dialing 0 (zero).
Volunteers offer a variety of services to patients and families at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center. You can learn more about volunteering by clicking here or calling 304-526-2113.
Sisters of Hope: 304-526-2443
Sisters of Hope is a free support group for women with breast cancer. It meets at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month in the Resource Room on the Ground Floor of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Sharing is a free support group for women with ovarian, cervical or any other gynecologic cancer. It meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month in the Resource Room on the Ground Floor of the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center, under the direction of gynecologic oncologist Gerard Oakley, MD.
- Page last updated: Oct 7, 2015