Chaplain: Offers spiritual support to patients and families of all faiths, as well as those who are not religious.
Clinical assistant: Checks your vital signs and helps your nurse with certain procedures.
Clinical research coordinator: Works with you and your doctors, nurses, and other staff on research studies.
Clinical social worker: Provides emotional support and counseling to patients and their families.
New patient coordinator: Arranges your first outpatient visit and helps you learn about Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.
Practice coordinator: Schedules your outpatient appointments and tests.
Diagnostic technician: Performs tests and scans that show images of your cancer.
Integrative therapy practitioner: Helps you with symptom management through massage, acupuncture, Reiki,
meditation, and/or other mind/body therapies that may improve your quality of life.
Mastectomy fitter: Our certified mastectomy fitters are trained and qualified to participate in the fitting and delivery of breast prostheses and mastectomy products and services.
Pharmacist: Prepares and dispenses your medications and chemotherapy.
Phlebotomist: Draws your blood before chemotherapy treatments and assists nurses in infusion units.
Physical or occupational therapist: Assists you with physical difficulties that may result from your illness and its treatments. Helps strengthen gross and fine motor skills.
Radiation technician: Delivers radiation treatments.
Registered dietitian: Helps you choose foods and plan meals designed to aid your comfort, recovery, and health.
Resource specialist/patient navigator: Helps you find community services, short-term housing, local transportation, and referrals to community programs.
Respiratory therapist: Provides care and assistance to patients with cardiopulmonary problems during treatment and/or testing.
Volunteer: Offers a variety of services, such as greeting you at our reception desks, delivering snacks and sandwiches, assisting in the gift shops, delivering newspapers and books,
visiting you in the hospital and clinics, and identifying resources.