The Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center is committed to providing our southeastern Massachusetts communities with the highest-quality cancer care available. As part of that commitment, we offer ongoing cancer support groups and more resources to help empower patients and their families throughout their journey:
Prostate Cancer Support Group
Share experiences, information and resources. A clinical support person will be available. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-9 p.m. Please call 781-624-8328 for more information.
Pain Support Group
This ongoing cancer support group offers encouragement for those experiencing pain due to cancer and other conditions. Please call 781-624-8352 for more information.
"Look Good ... Feel Better"
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. Please call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org 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.
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 for more information.
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.
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. Please call 781-624-8809 to make an appointment. A physician referral is required.