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Patients and their loved ones often face many new concerns and anxieties following a cancer diagnosis. Dana-Farber's licensed social workers, working as part of our Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, are here to help.
If you're a parent living with cancer, social workers in our Family Connections Program can help you deal with the difficult task of managing a family during treatment. We also offer special support for young people (ages 18 to 39) being treated for cancer through our Young Adult Program.
To learn more and make an appointment with a social worker, call 617-632-3301.
Our resource specialists can help you with:
To contact a resource specialist, please call 617-632-3301.
Our Patient Navigator program is available to those who face language and/or cultural barriers in accessing care.
Dana-Farber's social workers also facilitate a number of support groups for cancer patients and family members.
Read our Insight blog for information and inspiration about social work help at Dana-Faber.