The Center for Integrative Oncology and Survivorship (CIOS) is one of the first of its kind in the nation; providing a holistic approach to increase quality of life and decrease potential cancer risks. The center houses a multidisciplinary team of professionals consisting of physicians, nurses and other health professionals that either provides direct services or referrals for patients throughout their cancer experience.
The healthcare team assists the patient with the many choices in complementary and supportive therapies available to each patient and their caregivers. The Challenge to Conquer Cancer ride helps fund many of the CIOS services including: lung cancer screening, smoking cessation, oncology rehabilitation, acupuncture, genetic counseling, nutrition counseling, yoga, massage, and music therapy.
The Cancer Association of Anderson is the only local cancer charity in Anderson County. Our mission is to help reduce the burden of cancer on Anderson County residents battling cancer by providing treatment-related financial assistance, information and referral as well as emotional support.
The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing provides free support, education and wellness services to anyone impacted by cancer. Since our doors opened in 2008, the Dempsey Center’s contacts have increased consistently, demonstrating the need for our services.