100 Lincoln Avenue
Carbondale, PA
Tel: (570) 281-1000


HELPING ONCOLOGY PATIENTS EXPLORE ...

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 The HOPE Team provides...

Interdisciplinary resources and support. We are aware of the common concerns identified by Marian Community Hospital patients. Living with cancer can have a profound effect on a patient's quality of life. Living with the chronicity of cancer may cause situations which require assistance. Please consider improving your adaptation to cancer by exploring the following resources.

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  Nursing Care provides...

Answers to questions about medical treatments.. Why? What? How?

  • Help in managing possible side effects of treatment.
  • Help in coping with common changes in body image as a result of surgery or chemotherapy.
  • A contact person and medical situation assessment for the patient and family when they can't contact the physician.

Please call (570) 281-1085.

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 Nutrition Services provide...
  • Assessment of nutritional status and effects on ability to tolerate treatment.
  • Recommendations for modifications of diet to combat weight loss and cope with nausea and diarrhea.
  • Help in compiling a diet history to identify well-liked foods with calorie count to make sure oral intake is adequate.

Please call (570) 281-1024.

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 Pharmacy provides...
  • Information for patients and caregivers regarding management of pain so the patient may receive adequate medication.
  • Pain assessments of patients with monitoring of response to medication.
  • A resource for patients and families regarding availability of medications and reimbursement issues.

Please call (570) 281-1083.

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 Medical Psychotherapy provides...
  • In-depth counseling and psychotherapy for patients and
    families, in groups or individually.
  • Hypnotherapeutic services to help the patient recover
    an inner basis of control in managing pain, depression,
    anxiety, and other conflicts during the disease process.
  • Assistance in stress management, relaxation training,
    biofeedback, psychoeducation and mindfulness training
    (meditation and yoga practice) to enhance coping skills
    of patients and families.

Please call (570) 281-1060.

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 Medical Social Work provides...

Supportive counseling to patients and families with:

  • Assistance in problem solving, decision making and discharge planning.

Arrangements for home services:

  • home health nursing
  • hospice
  • medical equipment
  • oxygen
  • transportation
  • home infusion therapy
  • community services, and
  • financial resource planning

Please call (570) 281-1031.

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  Spiritual Care provides...

God's healing presence in order to bring you to a deeper wholeness in yourself, and a deeper awareness of God through:

  • prayer
  • meditation
  • Sacraments
  • Reki
  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Guided imagery
  • Reflection
  • Relaxation techniques

Help in getting in touch with fears, anxieties, questions and the deepest desires of your heart which will bring you to claim a freedom in choices and decisions.

Coordination of Patient/Family Cancer Support Services.
Please call (570) 281-1050.

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  Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services provide...
  • Exercise, including range of motion, strengthening,
    endurance, and active assistance.
  • Functional training...walking, steps, transfers and bed
    mobility.
  • Energy conservation training, techniques, and pain
    control.
  • Edema control following mastectomy.

Please call (570) 281-1059.

 Patient to Patient Support provides...
  • Functional Living Index Survey
  • Individual empowerment, informal information sessions
    and peer support.
  • Van Service. Van Service is available for non-emergency
    transportation to the hospital for those with no other
    means of transportation Monday through Friday, 7:30
    a.m. - 4p.m.

Please call (570) 281-1049.

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Where there is help...there is hope!

Yesterday is but a dream.
Tomorrow is but a vision.
But today well lived makes every yesterday
a dream of happiness,
and every tomorrow
a vision of hope
Look well, therefore, to this day.

Member of Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (570) 941-7984.
Affiliate of The University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center.


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