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Cancer

Patient Resources

Cancer Holding   Hands

Being diagnosed with cancer can be frightening. But understanding what’s going on inside your body can help you feel more in control of your disease. Gaining the education to take charge of your health decisions can be a powerful tool for healing.

That's why we offer the following resources for you and your family:

Katterhagen Cancer Resource Center at Tacoma General Hospital and  Good Samaritan Cancer Resource Center in the Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center in Puyallup. Both centers are open to patients, families and anyone looking for a source of cancer-related information.


Patient Orientation Program

Currently offered at MultiCare Regional Cancer Center inside Tacoma General Hospital, this program includes:

  • Introduction to our services
  • Your Care Team
  • Financial Services
  • How we support you through your treatment and resources available
  • Treatment Education for Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
  • Rehabilitation: What is it and who needs it?

Healthy Reflections Boutique

Healthy Reflections LogoRecover your self image and mental wellbeing. If you are recovering from surgery, or dealing with cancer treatment and recovery, we are here to provide everything you need in a sensitive and professional setting. Wigs, skincare products, mastectomy bras, lymphedema items and more.

Cancer Support Groups and Classes

MultiCare offer a wide array of cancer support for patients and families in the form of classes and groups. Many of these classes deliver integrative therapies such as yoga, Pilates, movement/dance, relaxation, caregiver support and more.                 

Online Cancer Learning Center

A place to find out more about cancer treatments and helpful tips on living with cancer.

CarePages.com

CarePagesHealthcare’s largest social network. Through CarePages.com, you can create private websites to share health updates, photos and supportive messages. Create a free CarePage website.