Portland Palliative Care

Your partners in cancer care

The palliative care team at Adventist Health Portland works closely with you, your family and your primary physician(s), to recommend care options that are consistent with your care goals.

Members of the palliative care team may include:

  • A nurse specialist with palliative care training, who also assists with pain and symptom management, discussions regarding medical treatments and who helps to coordinate communication and the care of the patient and family
  • A social worker who assists with emotional issues, resources and discharge planning
  • A chaplain who can offer spiritual support for patients and families according to their faith and individual needs
  • Other consulted support staff as needed

To access the palliative care program at Adventist Health, ask your doctor for a referral for palliative care services. We welcome questions from patients and family members.

Contact palliative care services at (503) 261-5936.