The Cancer Center of Paoli Hospital's commitment to personalized cancer
care encompasses the entire family, addressing each patient's unique
needs and supporting the patient and his or her family through the
diagnosis, treatment and recovery periods. We work closely with
community resources, such as the American Cancer Society, and utilize
all available educational and informational resources to meet the
special needs of our patients and their loved ones.
Registered dietitians offer individualized counseling on an outpatient
basis. A plan is developed to meet the special nutritional needs of the
Physical therapy services are available for patients who may be
physically deconditioned from either surgery or treatment. Physical
therapy builds strength and endurance and helps with mobility issues.
Paoli Hospital's licensed oncology social worker helps patients and
families adjust to the many challenges involved with a cancer diagnosis.
Counseling is available to help with community resource referrals,
coping with illness, family and relationship concerns and financial or
insurance needs. Group and individual counseling is available.
In addition, Paoli Hospital also offers several special programs and
We Can: Guiding You and Your Family Through Cancer
After a new diagnosis of cancer, one of the many worries is how
the illness will affect your family. For parents, there is the
extra concern about how to tell the children and shield them
from worry. Our center offers a program for parents and
school-age children called Together We Can. This program uses
communication, art, games and music to help children understand
their feelings and fears. This program meets on various Sunday
afternoons throughout the year. Call 1.866.CALL.MLH for the next
Main Line Man-to-Man Prostate Cancer Group The
Paoli group meets every other month at 7:00 pm at the Main Line
Health Center in Newtown Square. Contact Kate O’Connor at
484.565.1253 or o’email@example.com
for more information.
Family and Caregiver Group The Paoli group
meets the third Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm. For more
information contact 484.565.1253.
Breast Cancer Network The Paoli group meets the
third Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm. For more information
Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Group This
six-week group is offered in the spring and fall to any woman
diagnosed with breast cancer during the past year. Group
sessions focus on coping with the changes that a breast cancer
diagnosis can bring. For more information contact 484.565.1253.
Living with Cancer Group Support for
individuals living with recurrent or later stage cancers who are
interested in meeting others to discuss challenges of living
with this chronic disease. Held the last Wednesday of every
month at 6:00 pm. For more information contact 484.565.1253.
Women Journaling through Cancer This workshop
is open to any woman who has experienced cancer and is
interested in finding out the benefits of putting words to
paper. For more information contact 484.565.1253.
Free Wigs and Personalized Fittings
Free wigs are available to women who are experiencing hair loss due to
cancer treatment to help them look and feel their best. For information
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.