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Cancer Resources

Cancer Care
Kalispell Regional Healthcare and the Flathead Valley community offer a variety of services to support your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being during cancer treatment. Below are services to inform and educate. Many of these services require a referral. Please speak with your medical provider about the best options for you and your loved ones.

Cancer Support Community

Cancer Support Community provides free programs that complement traditional medical care for cancer. These include support groups, nutrition, exercise, education and more. Family and friends are welcome to participate in most activities.

Contact
Cancer Support Community Kalispell
37 West Washington Street
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 752-0130
csc@krmc.org

Genetic Counseling

The cancer genetic counseling program at Kalispell Regional Medical Center is designed to help you understand the impact of family history and genetics on the risk for developing cancer. A genetics consultation can help determine if a person, or the family, has an increased risk for developing certain cancers.

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Please contact your physician for a referral.

Home Health Care

When you are ill or recuperating from a medical condition at home, Home Options can provide a full range of professional services to support you. Under the direction of your physician, skilled care is given on an intermittent basis by registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and home health aides. Home Options provides services in Flathead, Lake and Lincoln counties.

Contact
Home Options: Home Health, Hospice and Private Care
275 Corporate Drive, Suite 600
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4200

Nutrition Counseling

During cancer treatment it is common for people to experience unwanted side effects such as taste changes, constipation, diarrhea, high blood sugar, dry mouth, swallowing difficulties, nausea or vomiting. Medical nutrition therapy can help you reduce side effects and promote a stable weight.

Contact
Nutrition Services
1297 Burns Way, Suite B
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-6728

Oncofertility Services

Options are available that may enable you to preserve your fertility and to build a family in the future. Talk to your physician and your cancer care team about any questions you have about the effect cancer may have on your ability to have children. They can determine if there is cause for concern and guide you to the appropriate resource.

Rehabilitation Therapy

The rehabilitation program at Kalispell Regional Healthcare is designed to help patients feel better and get stronger. Physicians, physical and occupational therapists, speech pathologists and dietitians create a personalized plan for each patient to increase strength and energy, alleviate pain, improve appetite and enhance quality of life.

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Rehabilitation Services
205 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 751-4520
Please contact your physician for a referral.

Spiritual Care

The spiritual care team is here to help you and your family find the inner strength to deal with fears, worries, doubts and questions that arise in times of illness.

Contact
Spiritual/Pastoral Care
Kalispell Regional Medical Center
(406) 752-1776

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society funds and conducts research, shares expert cancer information, supports patients, and spreads the word about prevention.

Contact
American Cancer Society

Resources ACS Patient Services
ACS Services Referral Form (download to use fillable form)

CaringBridge

CaringBridge® offers free personalized websites that allow you to stay in touch with family and friends during a health crisis, treatment and recovery. The goal of the service is to ease the burden of keeping friends and family updated, while also providing a way for them to send their love, support and encouragement.

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CaringBridge