Patients may want to know more about their illness, how it can affect physical and emotional health, or what support programs are available. The Resource Center on the second floor of the Cancer Center is an attractive and comfortable place to learn. Books, brochures, computers, DVDs, and CDs can offer information and support, and staff members are available to assist patients.
Educational & Support Programs
We offer a variety of education and support programs. For more information, call 781-624-4793.
Our healing garden, located on the second floor, offers an opportunity to reflect, meditate and benefit from the comfort of nature.
The Cancer Center is accessible to people with disabilities and complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Wheelchairs and assistance are available at the main entrance, and our building is easy to navigate by wheelchair.
The Boutique is a special place designed to meet the unique needs of cancer patients. 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. 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.
Patients, families and visitors can enjoy refreshments or lunch in our café, located on the second floor of the Cancer Center near the healing garden.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the Cancer Center. Patients are welcome to bring a laptop computer to appointments.
Financial counselors are available to talk with patients about insurance coverage and payment responsibilities. Since the care team includes experts from several organizations, patients often receive separate bills. Counselors from each provider are available to discuss financial concerns. Please call 781-624-4329 for assistance.
Patient Care Council
The Cancer Center has a Patient Care Council that works with staff on patient care improvements, and serve as a resource for patient-related issues. The council welcomes new members and encourages ideas. For more information, call 781-624-8888
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Patient Rights
South Shore Hospital Patient Rights