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
An on-staff coordinator assists patients and their families through the
referral process if a second opinion or treatment is needed at the Fox
Chase Cancer Center.
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 866. CALL. MLH for
the next date.
Main Line Man-to-Man" Prostate Cancer Group
The Paoli group meets every other month at 7:00
p.m at the Main Line Health Center in Newtown Square.
Contact Kate O’Connor at 484-565-1253 or o’firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Family and Caregiver Group The Paoli
group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 5:00
p.m. For more information contact 484-565-1253
Breast Cancer Network The Paoli group
meets the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. For
more information contact 484-565-1253
"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 p.m. 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
Free Wigs and
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,
Cancer Center of Paoli Hospital
New Appointments 1.866.CALL.MLH or 484-580-1000
Paoli Hospital Cancer Center
255 W. Lancaster Ave.
Paoli, PA 19301
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.