Working together to
improve the quality of
supportive cancer care.
The Coleman Foundation convened the Supportive Oncology Collaborative to explore supportive oncology, an aspect of care which has been overlooked by conventional cancer treatment. Supportive Oncology care aims to help cancer patients:
National organizations, such as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Commission on Cancer (CoC), recommend systematic delivery of supportive oncology and survivorship care to all cancer patients throughout the continuum of care.
Distress, Practical, Family, and Spiritual Concerns
Physical, Side Effect and Symptom Concerns
Treatment and Care concerns