Vanderbilt Support Services


Through our sponsorship of Caring Bridge, patients at Vanderbilt can create their own Web site to keep family and friends up to date on their illness and treatment.

Cancer Supportive Care Clinic

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center not only provides state of the art clinical care for patients but also dedication to treating the whole person -- mind, body and spirit. Working hand in hand with the treating physicians, the clinical and research staff of the Cancer Supportive Care Clinic work to provide a comprehensive and integrative approach to care.

Financial Counseling

Billing Services is a team that can assist you with questions about billing policies, billing statements, personal balance owed, changing insurance plans, estimates for future treatments and estimates if you don't have insurance. To talk to a member of the team, please use our online form or at your next appointment ask to see a Financial Evaluator.

Look Good...Feel Better Classes

"Look Good...Feel Better" is a series of free classes for women undergoing chemotherapy. Trained, volunteer cosmetologists teach you how to cope with skin changes and hair loss.

Palliative Care

The Vanderbilt Palliative Care Program surrounds patients and their families with services that provide support, care and comfort. Their goal is to keep patients as comfortable and pain-free as possible, and to help them make the best possible medical decisions in the face of serious illness.

Pastoral Care

The Department of Pastoral Care is a ministry of compassion dedicated to meeting the spiritual needs of patients and families.

Patient and Family Resource Center

The Patient and Family Resource Center is a one-stop information resource for anyone that has been touched by cancer. Trained staff is available to help cancer patients and their families find educational and support resources.

Patient Support Services (Volunteer Program)

Volunteers are the backbone of the Patient and Family Support Services program. Many volunteer opportunities exist at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.


There is a pharmacy located on the first floor on The Vanderbilt Clinic in room 1809 as well as one at One Hundred Oaks at 719 Thompson Lane. Prescription assistance is available for those who qualify.

REACH for Survivorship Program

The REACH (Research, Education, Advocacy, Clinical Care and Health) for Survivorship Program is Middle Tennessees first dedicated Cancer Survivorship Clinic. It is the first in the nation that provides services for all survivors, regardless of age at diagnosis, type of cancer, or where they received their treatment. The REACH for Survivorship Program is a community resource to meet these unique needs of pediatric and adult cancer survivors and be a bridge between the care of a cancer specialist and their primary care doctor.

Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition

The Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition delivers quality nutrition care through a balanced program of patient care, research and education.

Make an Appointment

(615) 936-8422
1 (877) 936-8422