Supportive Care

At the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, we begin planning for your survivorship on the day you are diagnosed. The UAB Survivorship Clinical Program is designed to meet the needs of our cancer patients as they move through their treatment program and into survivorship. Our clinic has physicians whose expertise is dealing with the side effects of cancer treatment including pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, nutritional issues and distress. Our Palliative and Supportive Care team can provide you with counseling and nutrition services to assist in your care and promote your well-being for the days ahead.

 Outpatient Supportive Care Clinic

We are here to help you make it through treatment as a whole person. Our team includes doctors, physician assistants and nurses who have expertise in pain and symptom management, psychologists, therapists, dieticians, massage therapists, movement therapists, and others. Cancer treatment can be brutal at times and the Supportive Care Team is committed to helping you manage your symptoms and side effects as you move through your treatment program.

If you or a loved one would benefit from survivorship and supportive care services, talk to your oncology professional, your social worker or your patient care coordinator. Or call our Survivorship and Supportive Care Clinic at (205) 801-8624.

Nutrition Consultations Now Available

Appointments with UAB nutritionist Laura Newton are now available on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month at the Survivorship and Supportive Care Clinic. These appointments are for patients who are experiences nutritional challenges during or after cancer treatment. To make an appointment, please call (205) 801-8624.

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