Integrative Oncology

Integrative Medicine: Holistic Health Services for Cancer Patients

The St. Elizabeth Cancer Care program offers a variety of programs and services to our patients. Our goal is to maximize your comfort during your cancer journey, which includes managing side effects of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and hormone therapy.

The Center for Integrative Oncology provides a calming space with holistic care options to complement the St. Elizabeth comprehensive medical care.

Located on the Ground Level of the St. Elizabeth Cancer Center in Edgewood, these services include:

  • Patient & Family Resource Center
  • Acupuncture
  • Art & Music Therapy
  • Meditation
  • Mind-Body Therapies
  • Massage Therapy
  • Counseling & Support Groups
  • Demonstration Kitchen


One unique service we offer in our Cancer Care program is acupuncture. This integrative medicine service is an excellent option for cancer patients, helping to relieve symptoms and side effects caused by the treatment. This helps patients to stay strong and also to continue on their cancer treatment path with as few interruptions as possible.

Oncology acupuncture can help cancer patients with:

  • Pain management
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia
  • Immune system stimulation
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Tension

Learn more about holistic health services offered in the St. Elizabeth Cancer Care program – ask your Nurse Navigator about it today.

Make an appointment

For more information, please contact your oncologist or the Cancer Care Center at (859) 301-4000

Visit our Classes & Events calendar to see our upcoming events or call (859) 301-4157 for more information.

Demonstration Kitchen

Our state-of-the-art Demonstration Kitchen provides a working showcase to educate patients, associates and the community about the importance of healthy food choices during treatment and its role in cancer prevention.