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Complementary Strategies for Liver Cancer

After being diagnosed with liver cancer, many people and their families struggle with changes in physical functioning, emotional health, and spiritual well-being.

The UPMC Liver Cancer Center believes in the interrelatedness of the mind and body, and that maintaining quality of life through the treatment of your cancer is paramount.

In addition to providing state-of-the-art cancer treatments, the team at the Liver Cancer Center offers an array of complementary strategies to help you and your loved ones through this challenging time.

Individual and group therapy

To help process the emotions associated with a liver cancer diagnosis and its treatment, we provide education and support for:

  • Patients
  • Couples
  • Families
Pain and side effect management We can help you manage pain and the side effects from treatment through medicine and behavioral strategies.
Stress-coping resources

The UPMC Healthy Lifestyle Program offers information and education to help:

  • Increase your ability to cope with stress
  • Enhance your sense of well being
  • Possibly influence the course of your cancer

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