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The stress of a child's cancer diagnosis is often intensified by
financial hardship. Many families find it difficult to meet basic
expenses such as co-payments for their children's prescriptions,
transportation costs, and meals during extended hospital stays.
Dana-Farber’s Pediatric Resource Program provides resource assistance to
eligible families whose children are currently receiving treatment at
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
The Pediatric Resource Program helps families of pediatric patients access concrete resource assistance. The program, part of the Division of Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology Services, assists these families by:
To speak with a Resource Specialist, please ask any member of your care team for a referral or call a Resource Specialist directly.
Lilliana Lopera-Jimenez, BS
Patricia White, BSW
Joe Chabot, MS
Appointments and Second Opinions
Returning to school can be an
emotional experience; our Back to School Program is designed to ease
your child's transition back to the classroom.
The Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for cancer patients and their families by incorporating complementary therapies into traditional cancer care.