Living with a Spinal Tumor

Roswell Park provides a broad range of supportive services and resources to help you cope with the physical, emotional and day-to-day concerns related to your illness, treatment and lifelong wellness.

These services are available to all Roswell Park patients but are particularly helpful to those with spinal cancer, spinal tumors and other neurological tumors and conditions.

The Resource Center

Our staff can help you find reliable and current information on many cancer topics, access books, videos, computers and printers, and connect with Roswell Park and community resources. Check out our headwear boutique to find a hat, wig or scarf that’s right for you.

Resource Center

Rehabilitation medicine

Rehabilitation medicine encompasses physical, occupational and speech therapy to improve your mobility and function.

Rehabilitation Medicine

Supportive & Palliative Care

Our Supportive & Palliative Care program provides essential support and symptom management to patients facing difficult symptoms such as pain, nausea, poor sleep, or anxiety related to cancer and its treatment, or who may be feeling overwhelmed or don't have the support they need to get through their treatment. Our team will take the time to listen to you, assess your symptoms and provide a way forward to relieve pain and other symptoms, improve quality of life and ease emotional distress and anxiety.

Supportive & Palliative Care

Nutrition counseling and services

Optimizing your nutrition is an important part of your cancer care. Our dietitians are integral members of your healthcare team and uniquely experienced in working with cancer patients to improve nutrition status before, during and after cancer treatment. Our team can help you meet vital nutrient needs to maintain strength, energy and prevent loss of muscle mass; improve your tolerance of your treatments; and promote healing to assist recovery and reduce infection risk.

Nutrition

Spiritual Care

Spiritual Care is an interfaith department supporting the concept of holistic medicine. We recognize the integration of spiritual, emotional, social, psychological and physical care as important for the health of the whole being. Working collaboratively with other health care professionals, chaplains provide spiritual care to all patients and their families and loved ones, regardless of religious affiliation.

Spiritual Care

Survivorship Center

This program focuses on your ongoing lifelong wellness and quality of life. Our wide range of services are designed to help you manage the emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of life after cancer.

Survivorship