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Cancer Wellness Program

At St. Joseph Hospital, cancer care doesn’t end with cancer treatment. Our unique Cancer Wellness Program is dedicated to providing ongoing physical and emotional support services to improve our patients’ quality of life. Aligned with our values of compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity, our program is free for patients with cancer who have completed active treatment or who are currently receiving long-term maintenance therapy.

2258.4 miles away
714-734-6230
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Cancer Wellness Program

At St. Joseph Hospital, cancer care doesn’t end with cancer treatment. Our unique Cancer Wellness Program is dedicated to providing ongoing physical and emotional support services to improve our patients’ quality of life. Aligned with our values of compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity, our program is free for patients with cancer who have completed active treatment or who are currently receiving long-term maintenance therapy.

2258.4 miles away
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

In order to help patients transition from cancer treatment to a well-balanced, healthy and vibrant life, our cancer wellness program uses evidence-based practices that address the Four Pillars of Wellness:

  • Body Weight
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Lifestyle

By focusing on these specialties, we’re able to help patients decrease the chance of cancer recurrence, reduce the risk of developing another cancer, increase survival rates and improve quality of life.

Our team of wellness and exercise specialists is passionate about improving and sustaining the health and well-being of our patients. In order to serve each patient as they begin the post-treatment phase of their survivorship, the program staffs a multidisciplinary group of cancer care experts.

With us, patients benefit from teams of Physical therapists:

  • Occupational therapists
  • Registered dieticians
  • Cancer navigators

We combine evidence-based cancer rehabilitation practices with an innovative list of wellness services to address side effects and symptoms of cancer recovery. These services include:

  • Exercise Classes
    • Dance for Wellness
    • Interval circuit exercise
    • Group aerobics
    • Synergy (toning, balance, stretching)
    • Yogalates (Yoga and Pilates)
    • Chair exercise (strength, toning, aerobics)
  • Personalized Wellness Services
    • One-on-one patient consultations
    • Biometric assessment addressing all four pillars of wellness
    • Individualized wellness plans
    • Bimonthly "well-check" sessions to encourage and support health nutritional choices, positive lifestyle changes, mindfulness meditation and relaxation practices
    • Creative and expressive mindful art programs and educational community workshops

Why Choose Us for Your Cancer Care?

We know that every patient is unique. No two patients – or their treatment plans – are the same. This is why we take a highly personalized approach to your cancer care and we always put our patients first. Our expert clinicians work with you to develop a specialized treatment plan that fits your personal needs, because we know this results in the best outcomes. And, of course, you receive the cutting-edge treatment and compassionate care Providence is known for.

As our patient, you and your loved ones are supported by an entire care team throughout your treatment journey. Our board-certified medical oncologists use the most advanced techniques in your diagnosis and treatment. They work closely with an extensive team that includes nurse navigators, specialists and other caregivers who provide a range of support services – from prevention and education to nutrition, integrative medicine and counseling.

Learn more about the experts who make up our multidisciplinary cancer care teams.

Cancer doesn’t discriminate, but access to great cancer care hasn’t always been the same for everyone. At Providence, we are deeply committed to making sure every patient we treat has access to the best cancer care. We value, respect and support the racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual and spiritual identities of each member of our diverse communities, and we never turn a patient away. Instead, we work harder to make sure every patient is treated equally and with dignity – whoever you are, and wherever you're at.

When you become a patient at Providence, you become part of a collaborative cancer-care network that often exceeds national measures for patient outcomes. This network includes award-winning physicians, scientists, researchers and caregivers across 51 hospitals in seven states. The power of this network, combined with the expertise of your local team, means you’re getting the best, most compassionate care. And if you need to meet with a specialist outside your area, we’ve got telehealth technology to help. Our network is one of the reasons 50,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients choose Providence each year.

Providence cancer research provides options, and hope, for patients seeking advanced therapies. We’re proud of our history of groundbreaking firsts and pioneering clinical trials: Providence led the international trial of the first immunotherapy to be approved for patients with melanoma. We conducted the first successful gene-engineered T-cell therapy for metastatic pancreatic cancer. And we have over 90 years of radiation research. As a Providence patient, you have the opportunity to participate in – or benefit from – one of over 1,300 new clinical trials that begin each year.

The Power of Our Network

Part of the Providence Cancer Institute of Orange County

From diagnosis to recovery and beyond, we’re with our patients every step of the way. We’ve integrated three nationally accredited cancer programs – Mission, St. Joseph and St. Jude – to provide you with:

  • Board-certified cancer specialists who collaborate across locations to provide convenient, connected care close to your home or work.
  • Innovative screening that can detect more than 50 types of cancer through a single blood draw.
  • Patient navigators for each cancer type who will help you manage your treatment and find the resources you need.

Learn More About the Providence Cancer Institute of Orange County

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