Programs and services offered

The Department of Supportive Care Medicine is made up of healthcare professionals from a variety of disciplines who focus on helping patients and their families get the support they need to manage their diagnosis. We provide a fully integrated array of services that address the many physical and emotional issues that can arise during and after treatment to help you navigate City of Hope, and ensure access to the resources you need.  Our specially trained staff work together to assist patients who may be experiencing pain, anxiety, depression, isolation and the turbulence that can accompany an unexpected diagnosis and serious illness.
The services we offer to our patients and their loved ones include:
  • Benefit Guidance
  • Cancer Information Resource Nurse
  • Child Life Services
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Clinical Social Work
  • End-of-Life and Bereavement Support
  • Healing arts
  • Neuropsychology
  • Patient Navigation
  • Pediatric Psychology
  • Positive Image CenterSM (cosmetology services)
  • Psychiatry
  • Spiritual Care Services
  • Support Groups
  • Supportive Medicine