Supporting patients during their cancer journey Improve quality of life for those living with cancer​ Provide compassionate care for the person beyond their diagnoses Give people control over the things they​ can control during cancer treatment Help patients live better Make everyday the best it can be

A consortium of healthcare professionals working
together to improve supportive cancer care

Practical Tools You Can Use

Supportive Care Concerns

Distress, Practical, Family, and Spiritual Concerns

Physical, Side Effect and Symptom Concerns

Treatment and Care Concerns

How the Supportive Oncology
Collaborative Began

The Coleman Supportive Oncology Collaborative (SOC)  is a network of over 170 doctors, nurses, social workers, and advanced care professionals across diverse Chicago-area healthcare institutions.  It was formed in 2014 by the Coleman Foundation when they convened grantees and others to ask, “How can we better support patients during their cancer journey?” The SOC resulted. Together we create and assemble resources for providers and patients and make them freely available on this website for the greater good.more

physicians and care professionals


participating organizations

Collaborating/Participating Organizations