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Education and Support for Cancer Survivors

  • Exercise Consults and Classes

    Take a fitness class or get a no-cost consult with a Dana-Farber exercise physiologist who helps patients and survivors start or improve a fitness program.

    Nutrition Services

    Talk with a nutrition expert to learn how to make healthy choices and follow a balanced diet during and after treatment.

    Sexual Health

    Address any concerns you have about sexual function and health during or after treatment.

    Sleep

    Talk with an expert about improving your sleep habits or addressing specific sleep problems, such as insomnia. Dana-Farber also has a web-based research trial aimed at treating insomnia in young adult cancer survivors (age 25 or younger). To learn more, call 617-632-4523 or email dfci_adultsurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.

    Support Groups

    Join a group geared to specific cancers and methods of treatment.

    Young Adult Program

    Access education and support services for younger adult patients (ages 18-39).

    Young and Strong Program

    Find education and support services for young women with breast cancer (diagnosed at age 45 or younger).

    Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living

    Visit the Zakim Center to find programs such as acupuncture, massage, reiki, qigong, and more.

    Cancer Survivors Supporting Other Patients and Survivors

    One-to-One

    One-to-One matches cancer survivors with patients and survivors receiving care at Dana-Farber who face a similar diagnosis or treatment regimen.

    SoulMates

    SoulMates connects breast cancer survivors with breast cancer patients and survivors receiving care at Dana-Farber who face a similar diagnosis.