• Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Support Services and Follow-Up Care

    Patients diagnosed with lung cancer have a great deal to manage, from emotional distress to practical issues, such as handling insurance paperwork, finding lodging, and connecting with valet parking services. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) can help you navigate through your cancer journey.

    For a full list of our support services, as well as contact information, refer to the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center Support and Resources brochure. 

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) provides a wide range of support programs, resources and survivorship care for our patients with lung cancer. These programs and resources can help you and your family address issues that you may face as a result of your cancer, or its treatment. Below are some of our selected programs and services.

    program nurse Kitty HooperKitty Hooper, RN, OCN, is a clinical program nurse in the Lung Cancer Treatment Program. 
    Counseling and Social Work

    Our licensed social workers are here to help adult patients and their loved ones face the many new concerns and anxieties following a cancer diagnosis, offering emotional support and assistance with obtaining needed resources.

    Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

    Integrative therapies, also known as complementary therapies, range from acupuncture and massage to nutritional guidance and music therapy. Patients treated at the Zakim Center credit its services with easing nausea, improving circulation, and reducing pain, stress, and anxiety associated with cancer treatment.

    Nutrition Consultation

    Our nutritionists are registered dietitians who can assist you in planning an optimal diet during any stage of your cancer journey, coping with any side effects you may experience, and answering your questions about the latest findings on cancer and nutrition.

    Spiritual Care

    Through all stages of cancer treatment and survivorship, our Spiritual Care staff is available 24 hours a day to provide emotional and spiritual support for patients and their family members.

    Other Support Services

    Explore additional programs and services for our patients and their families at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

    Follow-up and Survivorship Care

    Follow-up services are provided through Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Adult Survivorship Program, a member of the LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Network. The Adult Survivorship Program provides clinical care and services for adult-onset cancer survivors, including research that focuses on finding solutions to key problems adult survivors may face after cancer treatment.

    Our physicians, nurses, researchers, and psychologists are experts in survivorship, and will work with you and your primary care physician to create a plan for living well beyond cancer.

    Find additional information, resources and support for living well beyond cancer.

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