Cancer Supportive Care

Halvorson Cancer Center's support services ensure that our patients don't have to go through this alone.

We offer educational materials and support activities to help patients deal with the physical and emotional consequences of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. We're also here to assist patients and families with resuming active lives after treatment. 

Cancer Treatment Decision Resources

These 3rd-party website resources are provided to help enable cancer patients to make more informed treatment decisions.

Oncology Nurse Navigators

Your oncology nurse navigator is your person guide through your cancer treatment, scheduling your appointments and connecting you with our full range of supportive services.

Oncology Social Workers

Our oncology social workers are experts in helping patients navigate complex health care situations.

They can help provide emotional support, identify financial resources, and ensure access to support services, education programs and community resources.

Oncology Dietitians

Our Oncology Dietitians offer individualized nutritional counseling to support your immune system and help lessen the side effects of treatment.

Cancer Resource Center

The Dale & Sally Walker Cancer Resource Center at Halvorson Cancer Center offers a wide range of resources for cancer patients and their families.

Volunteers and staff are available to assist you in finding information that's helpful to you.

The Boutique

The Boutique specializes in new and gently-used wigs, along with head coverings such as scarves and hats.

Cancer Support Groups

We partner with Cancer Lifeline, the American Cancer Society and other community programs to offer a variety of support groups at the Halvorson Cancer Center

Check our listing of available groups.


Cancer Lifeline offers a broad range of education classes for cancer patients, their families and caregivers at the Halvorson Cancer Center. Check the current class schedules at

Guided Relaxations

These three-to-15 minute audio recordings can help you relax and manage stress.

Lymphedema Therapy

EvergreenHealth Rehabilitation Services provides a specialized lymphedema program to address the swelling and accumulation of lymph fluid that can occur following breast cancer or other cancer surgeries.

Our certified lymphedema therapists have received training in massage techniques, bandaging, exercises, and specialized equipment to reduce discomfort.

Spiritual Care

Chaplains are available to provide confidential emotional and spiritual support, individual or family counseling and assistance in contacting clergy of all faiths.

Other Supportive Care

Additional supportive care services available to Halvorson Cancer Center patients include:

  • Nutrition support
  • Pain management
  • Patient education, classes and events
  • Patient Financial Services
  • Physical therapy and occupational therapy
  • Survivorship services
  • Palliative care