Lymphomas: Survivorship & Support

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers comprehensive support services to help you cope with the full range of challenges that can come with cancer treatment and survival.

Visit the Living Beyond Cancer section of our website for information about

  • professionally led support groups and counseling
  • educational meetings
  • survivorship clinics to manage late effects of cancer and treatment
  • recommendations about screening and healthy living
  • specialized services to address sexual and reproductive health

We also offer a range of resources to help survivors, families, and friends better understand the complex emotional and social issues following treatment.

Rehabilitation

During treatment for lymphoma you may experience a decrease in your strength and endurance, and increased fatigue. At Memorial Sloan Kettering physical and occupational therapists will work closely with your medical team to help you maintain your physical well-being both during and after treatment. See Rehabilitation for further information about our services, including appointment information.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Counseling Center

Our Counseling Center offers individual and family counseling sessions to help patients and their families address the problems that they may encounter in adjusting to life during and after treatment.

Integrative Medicine Service

Our Integrative Medicine Service is designed to enhance patients' quality of life through healing regimens that address the body, mind, and spirit. Beneficial complementary therapies include various types of massage, acupuncture, hypnotherapy, meditation, visualization and other mind-body therapies, music therapy, and nutritional counseling, as well as classes such as yoga, t'ai chi, and chair aerobics.

Help for Older Patients

A diagnosis of cancer is difficult at any age, but older patients face unique challenges. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is committed to providing cancer patients aged 65 and older with the treatment, facilities, and support they need.

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers the services of a multidisciplinary geriatric team, which includes physicians, clinical nurse specialists, social workers, nutritionists, and psychiatrists, as well as members of the Palliative Medicine Service and the Integrative Medicine Service. The programs and care the team provides focus on the needs of elderly cancer patients.

For more information about our services for older patients as well as for their family and friends, visit the Help for Older Patients section of our website.

Screening & Wellness

Memorial Sloan Kettering provides numerous prevention, screening, and wellness services. You can find information about these services, guidance on how to stop smoking, and instruction on how to follow a healthy diet on our website in the Prevention & Screening section.

Access Information Through our Patient Portal

Memorial Sloan Kettering offers a secure Web site — called MYMSKCC — for patients to access personalized information about their care. If you enroll to use MYMSKCC, you can view, confirm, and keep track of appointments; access over 300 lab results; make changes to contact and insurance information; communicate with your healthcare team and other staff using secure electronic messages; and pay bills and view balances. Learn more about MYMSKCC.

To enroll in MYMSKCC, please ask a session assistant in clinic or contact your physician's office.