Cancer Services

Cancer Care Support

Sometimes just being able to share thoughts and concerns with people who really understand helps patients cope with illness and changes in their lives.

Living With Cancer Support Group

Our Living With Cancer Support Group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each week in the hospital's One West Living Room. Cancer patients and a guest are invited to attend for fellowship, information and lunch. There is no charge.To sign up, contact Rev. Thomas Sherrod, chaplain, at 704.878.5661, extension 3414. Click here for more information.

Cancer Patient Navigation Services

Offered through our Infusion Care Services. Helps patients (and caregivers) navigate through the healthcare system by finding answers to questions, assisting with appointments, and offering support options. To speak with our patient navigator, call 704.878.7799.

Lymphedema Management

Provided by our Rehabilitation Services. A trained occupational therapist can assist with exercises to aide in the reduction of lymphedema. Call 704.878.4960.

Palliative Care of Iredell County

Assists patient to manage the challenges of chronic symptoms that affect quality of life. For more information, call 704.873.4719.

Dietician Services

Available at Iredell Health System Call 704.878.4581.

LiveStrong IMH

We've partnered with the Statesville YMCA to provide a 12-week exercise, relaxation, and nutritional program tailored to cancer survivors' needs. Survivors' family members are provided a free 12-week YMCA membership as well. To sign up or get more information, call the YMCA at 704.876.9622.

Look Good, Feel Better

American Cancer Society program that helps women who are undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment and to regain a sense of self-confidence and control over their lives. women will learn skin care and makeup applications as well as demonstrations on hair/wig techniques. Light refreshments. Each registered participant will receive a free cosmetics kit (valued at $250) at the sesson. To learn more, call 704.878.7799.

Cancer Companions®

Cancer Companions is a Christian-based support group that provides cancer patients, family members and caregivers with updated information about a variety of topics including understanding cancer, cancer treatments, dealing with the side effects of cancer treatments, community resources and more. For information, call 704.878.7799 or visit their website, http://Cancer-Companions.org.

Western Avenue Baptist Church

Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in room 150 at the church. 1206 Museum Road. No sign up necessary. For more information, call 704.878.7799.

Reach to Recovery®

This volunteer program has been in effect for many years at Iredell Memorial Hospital. The physician notifies volunteers when they have a patient who needs a visit. The volunteer provides emotional support and gives comfort and reassurance to the cancer patient during their cancer journey. Each patient receives a Reach to Recovery bag, which includes a pillow and area resources, support groups and other information. Call the American Cancer Society at 1.800.ACS.2345 for more information.