Providing integrative patient care for individuals and families touched by cancer
The Simms/Mann - UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology provides a unique model of care for patients and family members touched by cancer. Affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, UCLA Health System and UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center believes that treating the medical aspects of cancer is not enough; they provide care for the whole patient.
The Center provides a wide range of free psychosocial services and other programs including:
The Center offers the Integrative Assessment Program, (link: http://www.simmsmanncenter.ucla.edu/nutrition/nutrition.asp) to complement conventional treatment. The Integrative Medical Physician works with patients to create an individualized wellness plan of nutrition, exercise, stress management and supplements.
The Center houses Reflections, a not-for-profit boutique that carries nutritional supplements, wigs, hats, scarves, mastectomy and lymphedema garments to help patients manage the physical appearance changes caused by cancer and its treatment.
For more information, go to www.simmsmanncenter.ucla.edu/