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Cancer Support

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-9 p.m.
Share experiences, information and resources.  A clinical support person will be available.  Please call 781-624-8328 for more information.

Skin Health Screening

South Shore Hospital hosts free screenings every May to detect skin cancer. Please call 781-624-4656 for more information.

Pain Support Group

This ongoing group offers support for those experiencing pain due to cancer and other conditions. Call 781-624-8352 for more information.

Pastoral Care

South Shore Hospital chaplains, as well as supervised volunteers and ministry interns, provide pastoral support to patients and their families. Please call 781-624-4022.

"Look Good ... Feel Better"

An American Cancer Society program that helps anyone with cancer deal with the cosmetic side-effects of cancer treatment. Licensed cosmetologists provide free consultation, individually and in groups, to help patients cope with the appearance-related side-effects of cancer treatment. Hair loss and skin changes are among the topics addressed. Call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org for information.

The Boutique

At the The Boutique we offer a wide range of products carefully selected based upon recommendations from other patients and the medical community to help you look and feel better during and after treatment. Our specially trained staff will answer your questions in a warm, professional manner, offering you comfort and support.  Located on the second floor of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, The Boutique is a convenient resource for cancer patients and their loved ones.

Nutrition Services

Programs include individual medical nutrition counseling for a variety of diagnoses, including diabetes, cancer, kidney disease, GI disorders, obesity (pediatric and adult), sports nutrition, and eating disorders.  Call 781-624-8809 to make an appointment. A physician referral is required.

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