No matter what you need as you or a family member battles cancer, the June E. Nylen Cancer Center has a wide array of services to help patients.
Patient Navigator: The Patient Navigator serves as a “coach” to assist patients and families with the challenges that surround cancer treatment, Brenda Winkler, Licensed Masters Social Worker with specific Oncology Certification, is available to help patients, families, and caregivers. Financial Assistance is also available. The Patient Navigator office is located next to the resource room. Contact Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 252-9370.
Nutritional care: Personalized care comes in many forms, and we know that that proper nutrition is essential during cancer treatment. Cancer can deplete your body’s nutrients, cause weight loss and can also have a negative effect on appetite and your body’s ability to digest foods. Our staff nutritionist offers help in planning your diet. Find out more
Resource room: A cancer diagnosis presents many questions for patients. Our resource room offers a library of information in myriad topics as they relate to treatment, types of cancer and recovery. Books and other information are available for patients to borrow as they choose during their treatment phase. Find out more
Support groups: There are many organized support groups – from prostate to breast cancer, art therapy, and family programs – for cancer center patients and their caregivers. Find a group that fits you. Find out more
Counseling: The goal of Pastoral Care is to be present to whatever needs our patients and families have. We offer hope, inspiration and survival skills by providing emotional and non-denominational spiritual support designed to strengthen your emotional resilience. Our main goal: to help in tough times, to celebrate the positives, and to help patients and families in ways and methods that feel right for each individual. Find out more
Screenings: The June E. Nylen Cancer Center, Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City, and St. Luke’s Health System, and other regional specialists work together to offer a complete set of screening programs that focus on early detection, which is a key factor in successfully treating many kinds of cancer. Find out more