CHCWM – Cancer & Hematology Centers of West Michigan

Behavioral Oncology

Supporting you on your journey.

With a cancer diagnosis comes certain changes. Some changes that may occur are fatigue, insomnia, depression or anxiety. And between the diagnosis, treatments, and follow-up care, your body and mind can become stressed and need extra attention.

Cancer is a complex disease process that may affect you in physical, psychological, social and financial ways that can interfere with treatment and quality of life. This is why Cancer and Hematology Centers of Western Michigan (CHCWM) moves beyond just treating your illness and looks to improve the physical, social and emotional aspects of your health.

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed or are only checking in with your physician for follow-up appointments, our Behavioral Oncologist, Dr. Jeffrey Porter, can help every step of the way. Using approaches that are well-supported by scientific research and years of experience, Dr. Porter works closely with your care team to help you better understand your disease and treatment and manage associated changes successfully. 

If you’re experiencing changes, such as fatigueinsomniadepression or anxiety, be sure to talk to your provider about CHCWM’s Behavioral Oncology services today.