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Supportive Programs and Services — Going Beyond Treatment

SupportProgsSvsPart of a series of brochures about the various programs offered at City of Hope.

City of Hope believes that when a person has cancer, it affects not only the patient, but his or her family and loved ones, as well.

Therefore, since its founding in 1913, City of Hope has maintained a commitment to treating the whole person, not just the disease, by offering programs and services that go beyond what has traditionally been associated with hospital care. These efforts reflect the institution’s credo, There is no profit in curing the body, if the in the process you destroy the soul.

These services also stand as testimony to City of Hope’s ongoing commitment to its “Thirteen Articles of Faith” formalize the ideology that is City of Hope’s foundation, an ideology that recognizes that illness not only affects a person’s physical well-being, but also his or her mental spiritual and financial well-being.

It is an ideology that enhances individual patient care by assisting patients, their families and loved ones to work as a team with the doctors, nurses, social workers, clergy and rehabilitation therapists.

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