Located on the first floor of Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center, the Blum Resource Center provides patients and family members with a comfortable environment to learn more about disease treatment and management. The center's staff and volunteers can help you
find answers to health-related questions, and can guide you through Dana-Farber's programs and services.
The Blum Resource Center offers computer stations, copy and fax machines, charging stations, videos, CDs, a private consult room, and a
Ongoing support groups, seminars, and lectures are conducted at the resource center. Visit our Program Calendar to learn more.
Stop by the center to pick up a complimentary Hope Bag (for patients) or Care Bag (for caregivers).
Resource pamphlets, teaching sheets, and books are offered in English and other languages, and provide detailed information on variety of topics, including:
- New diagnosis
- Cancer in the family; explaining cancer to children
- Caregiver resources
- Treatments: chemotherapy, radiation surgery, and targeted therapy
- Financial resources
- Symptom management
- Supportive resources at Dana-Farber
- Recommended cancer-related websites
Blum Digital Resource Center
The digital resource center is an online extension of the resource information and brochures that you would find visiting Blum. Visit the digital resource center to find information on different disease types, treatments, Dana-Farber resources, and more.
This video workshop led by Adult Survivorship Program Director Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, takes a closer look at what survivorship means and explores the major areas of cancer survivorship care, including monitoring for recurrence, managing the long-term and late effects of cancer treatments, and coordinating survivor care with your primary care physician.
This 30-minute video created by the Blum Center and Information Services explores how to enroll in and use Patient Gateway, Dana-Farber’s preferred way to communicate with adult patients.
The Blum Center hosts regular Zoom sessions on topics including Spirituality and Cancer, Survivorship, Managing Your Finances, Insomnia, and much more. Please visit our Program Calendar for details.
Digital Art Display
We often receive requests to publicly display artwork created by our patients and families. You can submit your original artwork to be considered for Dana-Farber's Digital Art Display, presented on a large video screen at the Blum Center. To have your
artwork considered for display, please complete this application and submit it along with a high-resolution digital photograph of the art.
Centro Blum de Dana-Farber ofrece recursos en Español
El Centro de Recursos Eleanor y Maxwell Blum, de Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, ofrece recursos en Español para pacientes y familiares.