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Albany, Georgia Oncology (Cancer) Wellness Programs

Cancer patients often find themselves tired and unable to cope with even the simplest demands of daily life. Phoebe's Oncology Wellness Program can help cancer patients in Southwest Georgia.

Oncology Wellness is a custom-tailored exercise program designed to help cancer patients build stamina and increase energy. Our wellness coordinator and wellness instructors develop a customized light exercise program for each individual patient, tailored to their strength and level of activity.

Participants are supervised by wellness instructors who provide encouragement and monitor their progress.

Eligibility and Cost

Any adult who has been diagnosed with cancer and is under the care of an oncologist is eligible. The cost is $15, which covers three sessions per week for six weeks.

Benefits

The program is designed to improve the physical, emotional and social well-being of cancer patients and their families. The benefits are many:

  • Raised self-esteem
  • Increased energy level
  • Enhanced quality of life
  • Established feeling of control
  • Increased cardiovascular fitness
  • Enhanced compliance with treatment
  • Personalized care for specific needs

For more information about the Phoebe Oncology Wellness Program at Phoebe Northwest, call us at (229) 312-8718.

For more information about cancer treatment options or to schedule an appointment, please call the Phoebe Cancer Center at 1-800-490-0684.

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Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities. Founded in 1911,
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers. From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision
has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.