Memorial Sloan Kettering offers a wide range of programs to help patients diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor cope with treatment and follow-up care.
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Counseling Center offers a smoking cessation program for lung cancer patients. Our counselors work with patients to identify healthy ways to resist the craving to smoke and to quit smoking permanently. Our counselors understand the unique challenge of quitting while dealing with the stresses of treatment and fears of recurrence. The program also welcomes family members of patients who want to stop smoking. For more information, visit the Smoking Cessation section of our website.
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.
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.
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.
Access Information Through our Patient Portal
Memorial Sloan Kettering offers a secure website — 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.