Holistic Cancer Care
The Cancer Resource Center at Methodist Hospitals offers an array of programs designed to empower patients with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in their medical care. A source of support and hope for cancer patients and their families, the Center focuses on the "whole" person". It offers a variety of educational, supportive, and interactive classes designed to complement the medical therapies the patient is receiving. Before, during and after your treatment, you and your family members are encouraged to take advantage of the many educational and support services available to you.
Cancer patients and their families find Internet access to educational programs and information, plus a wide selection of books, pamphlets and videotapes.
Education about low-impact exercise that can combat fatigue and promote flexibility and movement.
Our clinical dieticians and nurse specialists provide individual education on strategies for maintaining good nutrition during cancer therapy.
Download cancer fighting food recipes:
Brussel Sprout Slaw with Cranberries and Walnuts
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Skin and Hair Care
Skin and make-up consultants are available to meet with patients one-on-one to address skin care basics and hair alternatives that may be necessary following different cancer therapies.
A clinical chaplain is available for spiritual counseling 24 hours a day.