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 Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room’s experienced clinical staff are here to listen and help you find answers to your questions. Visit us for information to help you make decisions about your care. We offer print publications, DVDs, relaxation CDs and access to medical journals. We are a place you can relax, work on a puzzle or enjoy our weekly Take a Break with other patients and families.

  • Visit us in the Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 8C or call us with your questions at 617-724-1822 (toll-free at 866-724-6737). We can mail information to you.
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Light One Little Candle Program

The Cancer Center partners with the Light One Little Candle Foundation to provide free children’s books to adults with cancer who are raising young children.  Joelle Pauporte, a young mother, doctor, and cancer patient, started the Light One Little Candle Foundation. It was her wish that other adults with cancer find the same comfort and joy with their children that she experienced with her daughter through reading classic and funny stories.

This book program is designed to give adults the chance to connect with their children by reading together. The books are located in the Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room on the 8th floor of the Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 8C.

If you would like to donate new books, please see our wish list on Amazon.com or purchase new books at any bookstore.

View our wish list on Amazon.com

Please send all donations to:
Maxwell V. Blum Cancer Resource Room
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Yawkey Center, 8th Floor, Suite 8C
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

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