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At Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento, our trusted palliative cancer care focuses on the physical and emotional needs of people with cancer. Our goal is to improve quality of life and provide pain relief and other comfort measures for people undergoing cancer treatment, recovering from cancer or its treatment, or facing a terminal cancer diagnosis.
Unlike hospice care, palliative care can be delivered at the same time as conventional life-saving cancer therapies.
Committed to your well-being, members of a palliative cancer care team at Dignity Health may include:
Palliative care can take place in your home or in one of our Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento locations. To learn more about your options for palliative cancer care in Sacramento or a surrounding area, Find a Doctor by calling 888.800.7688.
Palliative cancer care can ease symptoms and provide comfort under the following situations:
Our personalized palliative care services at Dignity Health include:
Medicare and most private insurers will cover palliative cancer care. You can receive palliative cancer care services while being treated for cancer at Dignity Health. Your team will review your needs and goals and adjust your care as necessary. In cases where treatment is no longer working, this may involve a transition to hospice or end-of-life care.
You can trust every aspect of your cancer care to the coordinated team of doctors, nurse navigators, home health aides, and more at Dignity Health.