Blum Cancer Resource Room

The Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center provides cancer patients and their families with information and resources for living with cancer. Call us with your questions at 617-724-1822

The Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room

The experienced staff of the Blum Cancer Resource Room are here to listen and help you find answers to your questions. They can help provide information to help you make decisions about your care, and can connect you to all types of resources. Drop in to a comfortable place where there is reliable, current information on cancer types, treatments and topics such as managing side effects and tips on nutrition. Browse the lending library or let the staff help you find reliable web information or journal articles. You can also relax with a puzzle or check your e-mail, or simply enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee. We offer books to lend, DVDs, relaxation CDs and access to medical journals. Not sure which Cancer Center service will best meet your needs? The staff can help!

Learn more about cancer types and topics

If you call to request information about a certain topic, we will mail it to your home or fax it to you. Requested materials can also be delivered to inpatient floors and to radiation oncology treatment areas.


Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Yawkey Center, 8th Floor, Suite 8C 
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm
Phone: 617-724-1822
Toll-Free: 866-724-6737

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