At NYU Langone Palliative Medicine Associates—Mineola, we provide specialized care for people who have cancer or advanced disease that affects the heart, kidneys, or lungs. Our comprehensive approach includes a personalized plan to help manage the physical and emotional effects of your condition. Our team of doctors, nurses, and social workers, who all have advanced training in palliative medicine, collaborates with your primary physican and other specialists as needed to understand your goals for care and treatment.
Palliative services may include medical treatment, social and emotional support for you and your family, advance care planning to support your care preferences, and assistance with community resources. Palliative care patient and caregiver support groups are currently being formed and we will provide additional information once it is available. Our Spiritual Care Services team provides bereavement resources and support groups. Please call 516-663-4749 for details.
If you have a heart condition such as congestive heart failure or coronary artery disease, our team can help manage symptoms including shortness of breath, pain, anxiety, and fatigue. In addition, our team can support you in decisions about treatment, such as working with your cardiologist to help you decide on whether to receive a cardiac device.
If you are receiving treatment for advanced kidney disease, we can help ease the physical and emotional effects, such as appetite loss, depression, insomnia, itching, nausea, numbness and tingling, and shortness of breath. Our expert team can also assist with dialysis decision-making and care coordination to ensure you receive the appropriate services.
Our palliative care specialists provide skilled pain management and relief of cancer symptoms including appetite loss, constipation, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, pain, shortness of breath, and weight loss. We collaborate with your oncologist to provide compassionate, goal-oriented care and can assist with treatment decisions.
If you have advanced lung disease such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—also known as COPD—pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, or sarcoidosis, our team can provide relief from the physical and emotional effects. We consult with your pulmonologist to create a tailored approach to treat your symptoms including anxiety, appetite loss, fatigue, insomnia, shortness of breath, and weight loss.
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