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Support and Education

  • Educational Programs

    • Annual Patient Forum: This day of education, support, and companionship with loved ones facing inflammatory breast cancer is held each spring.
    • Patient Education Support Groups: Monthly support groups offer an opportunity to hear up to date information on IBC treatment and research from IBC specialists, meet other patients living with IBC, and share in an open dialogue among participants and providers.
    • Biannual Newsletter: This informational bulletin provides overviews of new research and events for IBC at Dana-Farber and beyond.
    • Updates on research and care, through webcasts, web chats, podcasts, and other channels.

    Support Services

    We understand that inflammatory breast cancer affects more than your body. Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) provides a wide range of support programs and resources that help you and your family cope with your illness,including complementary therapies such as massage and acupuncture.

    These programs and resources can help you and your family address issues that you may face because of your cancer, or its treatment. Below are some of our selected programs and services.

    For a full list of our support services, you can download the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center Supportive Resources brochure