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For additional workshops and supports see the Cancer Center's Workshops & Support Groups page.

 

Brain Tumor Support Group

For brain tumor patients and their families

What: This is a support and psycho-educational group for brain tumor patients and their loved ones.
When : The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month from 12:00-2:00PM, except on holidays.
Where : Mass General, Yawkey Building. Please call for correct meeting location.
Contact
: Mary Zwirner, LICSW at 617-726-1061. Please call before attending.

This group is free and open to all. Lunch is served.

This group is organized by the Social Service Department and funded by the Pappas Center for Neuro-oncology.


SPOHNC BOSTON

Support for people with oral, head and neck cancers

What : It's a support group for people with oral, head, and neck cancer.
When
: This group meets one Tuesday every other month from 6:00-7:30 PM, September-June.
Where
: Mass. General, Boston
Contact
: Valerie Goldstein at 857-282-9311, vgoldstein@partners.org or Fernval@aol.com for more information or to RSVP.

This group is a local chapter of the national group Support for People with Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer.


Lung and Esophageal Cancer Support Group

Drop-in support group for those living with lung or esophageal cancer.

What: A drop-in support group for patients with lung cancer and other thoracic cancers. The group's purpose is to provide a place for patients to be supported as they cope with the demands of diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
Contact:
For more information, please contact Natasha Johnson at 617-726-1045

This group is organized by the Social Service Department.


Prostate Cancer Support Group

For patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.

What : This is an ongoing support and educational group for patients with prostate cancer. Light refreshments are served. Pre-registration is required.
When
: The group meets monthly.
Where
: Mass General, Boston
Contact
: Leanne Miller, LICSW at 617-643-4807.

This group is organized by the Social Service Department & the Department of Genitourinary Cancers.


Metastatic Cancer Support Group

For patients living with metastatic cancer.

What : This is an ongoing support group for patients with metastatic cancer. Pre-registration is required.
When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, starting on October 17th.
Where: MGH Waltham Cancer Center- 40 Second Ave, Building 52, Waltham, MA. Free parking.
Contact: Nova Hodge, MSW, LICSW at 781-487-6251 for intake interview or more information.


Young Adult Cancer Support Group

A support group for individuals 20-40 years old, currently being treated for cancer

What : This is a membership only support group for men and women ages 20-40, who are currently being treated for cancer. This is a closed group, with intake required.
When: NOTE: group currently NOT running. Contact group leader to be added to waitlist or for referral.
Contact: Jen D'Alotto, MSW at 617-724-0596 for intake interview or more information.

This group is organized by the Social Services Department and affiliated with the Cancer Center.


Mass General patients may contact our Oncology Resource Specialist at 617-724-0295 for additional cancer-specific support group information.

The Mass General Cancer Center provides additional cancer related support and educational services. Also see the Cancer Center's Workshops & Support Groups page.

 

Reviewed 10/18

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