UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Winter 2018 2018 Volume XXXIII Number 3 - Page 31

UAB SUPPORT RESOURCES NEWS & EVENTS THE SUPPORTIVE CARE CLINIC: is an interdisciplinary approach to caring for patients with serious illnesses, whether they are in active treatment or have completed treatment. The goal of this program is to help patients fulfill their maximum physical, emotional, spiritual, vocational, and social potential. Appointments can be made by self-referral or physician referral. (205) 801-8624. THE BREAST CANCER SURVIVORSHIP PROGRAM: offers specialized, long- term follow up care for breast cancer patients after treatments end. Participants in this program are monitored for any long-term effects of breast cancer treatments, referred for management of identified problems, and provided a Survivorship Care Plan including a personalized record of treatment, guidelines for continued monitoring, and information on support resources. Appointments can be made by self-referral or physician referral. (205) 638-2155 Dr. Thomas Rosenstiel presents “Transition” to Jennifer Hicks, program director of the Center for Palliative and Supportive Care. Rosenstiel, physician and head and neck cancer survivor, donates painting to the UAB Supportive Care & Survivorship Clinic CANCER EXERCISE SERVICES: assists with developing an exercise training designed to optimize health and wellbeing in a way that helps cancer patients transition into a safe exercise program during and after treatment. Services offered include fitness assessments, one-on-one or group exercise sessions, and education on safety and quality of life. To schedule a free consultation, call (205) 975-1247. Thomas Rosenstiel, M.D. was an Ob-Gyn in Tuscaloosa when he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer, a rare type of head and neck cancer. He most recently celebrated five years of being cancer-free. During his treatment, UAB’s Palli