The Survivorship Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center provides treatment, counseling and support for patients and their loved ones facing the challenges of living with and beyond cancer.
- Contact the Survivorship Program at 617-724-4800
- Or email us
What is a Cancer Survivor?
- Any person with cancer, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond
- The family, caregivers and friends affected by the diagnosis
The Survivorship Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is a new program open to any patient diagnosed with cancer. The program is also available to families, friends and caregivers affected by a cancer diagnosis.
- An engaged survivor volunteer network and advisory board
- Oncology providers committed to excellent survivor care
- Supportive care services
- Wellness programming
- Leadership and a culture of innovation
- Resources and connections of a large academic hospital
- Strong ties to community affiliates
Survivorship ClinicOur clinic provides a wide range of specialists to help with the many different challenges and stages of cancer survivorship. Each patients meets one-on-one with a clinician to address their medical, psychological and social concerns and receive a personalized treatment summary. After a comprehensive evaluation, patients will have access to a variety of services based on their needs:
- Psychology, psychiatry, social work and spiritual counseling
- Physical therapy, occupational therapy and neuropsychiatry
- Smoking cessation
- Genetic counseling
- Palliative care and pain management
- Sexuality and fertility
Clinicians will continue to monitor survivors for late and long-term effects of cancer therapy and enhance communication with primary care providers.
Our approach to patient care unites cancer specialists across the hospital to create a personalized treatment plan for each patient, ensuring the best possible outcomes.