Chemo Brain


Cancer treatment-related cognitive impairment can occur during or after chemotherapy. Read more about chemo brain and ways to cope and communicate through it.

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Caregiver and Family Support


A cancer diagnosis affects close friends and family too. Find out more about caring for and supporting someone with cancer as well as taking care of yourself as a caregiver.

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Fatigue


Fatigue is extreme tiredness that is not alleviated with rest and is very common during the cancer journey. Learn more about cancer-related fatigue and ways to manage and cope with it.

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Fertility Preservation


Certain cancers and their treatments can affect future fertility. Learn more about fertility preservation as well as options for women who are not fertile after treatment.

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Financial Support


The cost of cancer care may be a concern if you or a family member has been diagnosed with cancer. Learn how to find financial resources, including housing, travel, medication, and treatment cost assistance.

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Genetic Counseling


Some gynecologic cancers may be caused by a mutation in your genome. Read more about genetic testing and gynecologic cancers and who should be tested.

  • CGOS utilizes a variety of local integrative and complementary therapy providers and services. For a specific referral, please contact your health care team.
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Integrative and Complementary Therapy


Integrative therapy is an approach to medical care that combines standard medical care with the complementary practices that have shown through science to be safe and effective. Learn more about integrative therapy as well as the types, benefits, and safety of complementary therapies.

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Neuropathy


Some of the chemotherapy drugs used to treat your cancer can cause peripheral neuropathy, a set of symptoms caused by damage to nerves that control the sensations and movements of our arms, legs, hands, and feet. Learn more including how to manage chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

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Nutrition


Proper nutrition during and after cancer treatment is imperative. Read more on which foods you should be eating, avoiding, and limiting.

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Palliative Care


Palliative care focuses on improving the quality of life for people living with a serious illness such as cancer and can occur at any time from diagnosis, throughout treatment, and beyond. It is not the same as hospice care. Learn more about Palliative Care and who should receive it.

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Physical Activity and Exercise


Physical activity is not only safe and possible during cancer treatment and surveillance, but it can improve how well you function physically and quality of life as well as lower your risk of recurrence. Learn more about Physical Activity and the Cancer Patient.

PLEASE NOTE: Before starting any physical activity/exercise plan, it is important to get cleared with your doctor. You should always use a plan that is tailored to your current health status and fitness level.

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Sexual Health


Cancer and its treatment can affect your sex organs, sexual desire, sexual function, well-being, and body image. Learn more including how to manage female sexual problems related to cancer.

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Sleep Problems


Cancer patients can sometimes have an increased risk for sleep problems because of treatment effects and other factors. Learn why sleep problems can happen, what can be done to help manage them, and when to ask for help.

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Spiritual Support


Many patients with cancer rely on spiritual or religious beliefs and practices to help them cope with their disease. Spiritual and religious well-being may also help improve quality of life. Find out more about Spirituality and Cancer.

  • CGOS utilizes a variety of local chaplains and community spiritual care advisors. If you would like to be contacted by one of them or would simply like someone to pray with you, please contact your health care team.
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Survivorship Care Plans


CGOS patients will receive a personalized Treatment Summary and Survivorship Care Plan at their Survivorship Appointment. This document is reviewed with you by a member of your health team and may be shared with your Primary Care Provider (PCP). This ensures establishment of an accurate health history and communicates what follow-up needs to happen with which provider, when, and for how long.

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Wellist


For additional resources, please visit Sarah Cannon Wellist where you can perform your own search of local and national survivorship resources and apply individualized filters.

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