At Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, we provide resources and support to help you and your loved ones adjust to the physical, emotional and other challenges following a cancer diagnosis. We’ll help you recover, and teach you to cope with your disease.
We offer a variety of cancer support and education programs, experts and specialty facilities, including a lymphedema clinic for cancer patients experiencing swelling after their surgery. Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville also offers:
- Nutritional guidance
- Health and wellness centers
- Physical, occupational and speech-language therapy
- Financial Counseling
- Palliative Care
Your doctor may also recommend you supplement your traditional care with integrative therapies, designed to improve your quality of life during and after cancer treatment. At Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, our offerings may include these, depending on the facility:
- Tai chi
- Music therapy
Practical and Spiritual Support
During and after your treatment, you may also need spiritual support. At Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, our chaplains may attend to yours and your loved ones’ spiritual and emotional needs, regardless of religious affiliation or non-affiliation.
For your practical needs, our medical social workers can help you understand and coordinate resources in your community. This may include identifying support groups, arranging for transportation and meals delivered to your home.
We also provide financial counseling, to help you navigate billing and what cancer care services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance.