People who have serious mental illness are more than twice as likely to die from cancer, less likely to receive timely, high quality cancer care, and more likely to be excluded from research. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, join us to learn more about how the Collaborative Care and Community Engagement Program strives to improve cancer treatment for patients with mental illness.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Kelly Irwin, MD, MPH
Amy Corveleyn, MSW, LICSW
Shukriyah Brown

Attend the Free Event on Zoom:

This online program is free and open to Mass General staff, patients and the general public. No registration needed.

Have Questions About the Topic? Please submit questions you may have before the program to, so that the speaker may address them during the session.

This program is a collaboration between the Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center and Mass General Cancer Center.

For questions about any of the programs, email the Blum Center at or call 617-724-7352.