Supportive Care Center
Our goal is to help patients maintain independence and increase comfort by managing the symptoms of cancer and side effects of its treatment. If you're a patient at the Rogel Cancer Center, contact us at 877-907-0859
The program is designed to assist patients at any stage in their cancer treatment.
Who is eligible?
Services are available to any U-M Rogel Cancer Center patient who is:
Experiencing treatment- or cancer-related side effects or
Dealing with transition of care due to advancing cancer.
About the program
The Supportive Care Center (previously called the Symptom Management & Supportive Care Program) works in concert with your oncology team to develop a plan of action to address your concerns. Depending on the nature of your situation, you may require an appointment in our clinic, which offers one-stop multidisciplinary care. Our team combines expertise in the following areas:
- medication management for symptom control;
- anemia management;
- oral anti-cancer therapy management;
- skin toxicity and wound management;
- pain services;
- physical and occupational therapy;
- cancer nutrition;
- palliative care or transition of care issues;
- psychological counseling; and
- integrative medicine.
Cody Andrews, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Kathryn Patterson, N.P., Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology
Ketti Petersen, M.D., Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology
Maria Silveira, M.D., Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology
Sean Smith, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rogel Cancer Center; Level 1, Reception B (6-303). Please part in the P1 parking structure, next to the Rogel Cancer Center building. Visit the Maps and Directions page for more information.