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Cancer Support Services

We believe that helping you cope with the physical, mental, emotional and financial stressors of cancer is just as important as your medical treatment. Methodist offers specialists and programs dedicated to help you through your diagnosis and recovery.
Support Groups
Check our calendar of events for meeting dates and times.

Oncology Social Workers

Oncology social workers are available to patients and caregivers at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center and Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center to help address the nonmedical concerns that are often encountered during cancer treatment and in survivorship, including: 

  • Caregiver stress
  • Financial issues
  • Practical barriers to care
  • Transportation needs

Call for an Appointment
(402) 354-4213 or (402) 354-5893


Financial Assistance

Methodist’s financial counselors provide free and confidential services to those in need. They approach each case with compassion, consistency and fairness and will work with you to identify and explain available options.

Call for an Appointment
(402) 354-7812


Physical Wellness

Staying active during and after cancer treatment is important. Physical wellness classes are tailored specifically for cancer survivors and include:

  • Aerobics
  • Massage (by appointment)
  • Meditation
  • Pilates
  • Strength training
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga

Check our calendar of events for class dates and times. There is a small fee to participate in Physical Wellness classes. Payment is collected every six weeks and can be made online or in person.

Call to Register
(402) 354-0847


Nutrition Services

Good nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment and recovery. Our board-certified dietitians will walk you through a comprehensive, individualized plan designed to help promote healing, improve your quality of life and minimize the unpleasant side effects of treatment. Nutrition services are offered at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, Methodist Fremont Health and Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center.

Your care team will work closely with you to help ensure that you are:

  • Consuming adequate protein and calories
  • Staying hydrated
  • Keeping your weight stable
  • Maintaining strength

Call for an Appointment
(402) 354-4282


Palliative Care


Our palliative care team – made up of physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses – is ready and willing to help you manage your symptoms while helping you and your family make the most informed medical decisions possible. Our staff helps you set health care goals and enhance your quality of life. We encourage you to start a conversation with your loved ones regarding your health care choices through advance directives, which may include: 

  • Power of Attorney for health care: This designates someone to make medical decisions.
  • Living will: This provides guidance regarding the type of medical care that is desired or not desired.

You may be a candidate for palliative care if you’re suffering from:

  • Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Heart disease and heart failure
  • Renal failure
  • Other chronic, life-limiting or life-threatening medical conditions

Call for an Appointment
Methodist Hospital: (402) 354-6530
Methodist Fremont Health: (402) 941-7300


Inner Beauty: A Specialty Salon for Cancer Survivors

Cancer treatment can cause unpleasant side effects to your hair, skin and body. At Methodist, we’re dedicated to helping your inner beauty shine. Our clinical cosmetologists and certified mastectomy fitters will work with you to create a comprehensive, individualized appearance plan that may include:

  • Makeup and skin care
  • Post-mastectomy or lumpectomy garment and prosthesis fittings
  • Scarf and hat styling demonstrations
  • Wig fitting

Visit the Inner Beauty Online Store

Call for an Appointment
(402) 354-7813

Support services are offered as part of Harper's Hope, a cancer survivorship program. These services are provided to cancer survivors regardless of where they receive treatment.


Support Groups

We surround you and your loved ones with help and encouragement by offering a number of support groups that are specific to your cancer. Our support groups, hosted at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center and Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center, include:

  • Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma (LLS) Omaha Community Support Group
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • SPOHNC (Support for People With Oral, Head and Neck Cancer) Group

Check our calendar of events for meeting dates and times.

Many of Methodist’s support services are offered as part of Harper's Hope, a cancer survivorship program. These services are provided to cancer survivors regardless of where they receive treatment.
Support groups at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center are offered through Wings of Hope, an organization dedicated to helping survivors and caregivers navigate the complexities of a cancer diagnosis.
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