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Spiritual Care at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Many people with cancer and their loved ones find comfort in spiritual or religious practices.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center can connect you with an in-house chaplain at your request.

Your chaplain can help you and your family with:

  • Grief, anxiety, depression, loneliness.
  • Personal issues.
  • Ethical or moral dilemmas.
  • Crisis situations.
  • Cultural needs.

Chaplain services are:

  • Confidential
  • Supportive
  • Neutral
  • Non-denominational

Spiritual Programs as Part of Your Cancer Care Plan

A UPMC Hillman Cancer Center chaplain can serve as part of your care planning team. We'll make sure your spiritual needs are part of your treatment.

Spiritual services that may be right for you include:

  • Emotional support.
  • Listening.
  • Grief support.
  • Prayer.
  • Scripture.
  • Religious resources for non-Christian traditions.

Special Religious or Spiritual Services

You or your family can ask for specific religious or spiritual services. Our chaplains will honor your request when able.

Please inform your chaplain of anything that would promote healing in your tradition.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center chaplains are on call during regular business (weekday) hours.

Call 855-960-0578. Or find a UPMC Hillman Cancer Center near you.