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Cancer Management

A wide range of cancer treatments and post-surgical procedures can be managed from the comfort of your home. A number of in-home care options are available whether you are being treated for cancer, recovering from cancer, or managing an advanced cancer diagnosis. A Pineywoods provides a multi-layered approach to addressing your needs including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social work services, and home health aides.

  • Lung cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Hodgkin’s & non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • And any other form of cancer not mentioned

Our team approach to education

  • Disease process & stages of cancer
  • Chemotherapy, radiation, surgical, & immunologic therapy teaching
  • Steroid therapy effects
  • Infection prevention
  • Exercise & nutrition education Screening & self-examinations
  • Pain & symptom management
  • Coping & support strategies
  • Energy & oxygen conservation
  • Performance of daily activities
  • Prevention of ER visits & hospitalizations
  • Assistance with community resources
  • Palliative care transition process

Our Professionals will create a customized program to meet your needs.

  • Vital sign monitoring
  • Pill planner management
  • Customized home therapy program
  • Lab draws
  • Porta-cath care
  • Surgical wound care
  • Drain site care
  • Radiation aftercare
  • Lymphedema care
  • Infusion therapy