Radiation Oncology Support Services

Care for the whole person

We know that having cancer affects every aspect of your life. We also know the best care includes personal attention, an individual care plan, and support for all of your needs.

Every Legacy patient has a support team to help them through treatment. These services will not only help you feel better, they are proven to reduce the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment. Support team members include:

  • A social worker who offers emotional support along with practical help with transportation, finances and other personal issues
  • A registered dietitian certified to work with cancer patients offers advice on nutrition and, choosing foods to help reduce symptoms such as nausea
  • Massage therapy and stress reduction therapy for patients at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center. Our massage therapist is of only two massage therapists in Oregon certified to care for cancer patients.

 

All Legacy cancer patients have access to the integrative (complementary) therapies at the Legacy Cancer Healing Center. Learn more here.