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Cancer Support Services

At the Georgia Cancer Center we know comprehensive, whole-person cancer support can be empowering and reassuring to patients and their families as they go through their cancer journey.

(706) 721-1229 (Kim Payton)
(706) 721-6748 (Triage)
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Our Approach

A serious illness brings uncertainty and can be disruptive to your life and your relationships. If you or your loved ones are feeling anxious, becoming increasingly emotional, or experiencing decreased tolerance during any phase of your cancer care our specialists are here to help. Supporting patients is our priority, we offer: 

  • Counseling and Support Groups: We help our cancer patients, their family members and caregivers deal with the physical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of having cancer.
  • Integrated Health: We offer a healing environment with special amenities to ease our patients’ anxieties while going through their cancer treatment.
  • Patient Resources: When you have questions or are not feeling well, it’s important to know how to reach our cancer centers and your care team.

Cancer impacts people and their families in a variety of ways. It is common to feel worried, sad, angry, anxious, or isolated when affected by a serious illness. You might also have feelings of loss — of your health or of control in your life. Georgia Cancer Center is committed to offering all patients the support care they need to get them through this difficult time.

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Our patient advisors have established special amenities designed specifically for cancer patients.  Georgia Cancer Center’s outpatient services amenities include:

  • A Café offering a healthy selection of snacks and beverages.
  • The Image Boutique which features wigs, head wraps, hats and other accessories for cancer patients looking for a fun shopping experience.
  • A Meditation Area where patients and families can have private quiet time either indoors or outdoors.
  • The Rooftop Garden outside the Infusion Suite.
  • The Pat Sodomka Family Resource Library, which offers educational materials and computers for patients looking for information about their cancer diagnosis and treatment options.
  • Support Group Meeting Spaces: where support groups can bring cancer patients together.

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We want to provide excellent customer service by meeting the cancer information needs of the public, patients and their caregivers, and health professionals by providing scientific-based cancer information from credible sources and by linking those in need to cancer care specialists and resources

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Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

Johnson, Theodore Samuel, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

McDonough, Colleen Hope, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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