Cancer During COVID-19
Mass General Cancer Center is here for you. As always.
During this time, Mass General has led and is leading the way in COVID-19 patient care and research nationally. The clinicians and staff at the Mass General Cancer Center have been on the front lines of the Mass General COVID-19 crisis response and have continued to see and treat cancer patients, to enroll patients in clinical research as appropriate, and to tap into our innovative and collaborative spirit to best address COVID-19.
Our access team will help. Together, we will work with you to decide how to keep you safe and cared for.
Your safety is our top priority. We have taken many measures to keep our patients, clinicians, and staff safe.
Dr. David Ryan hosts a new video series to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of our physicians, nurses, and researchers during COVID-19.
Your cancer and COVID-19 questions answered. View the latest information about COVID-19 for our Cancer Center patients.
We are committed to providing patients with the best chance for the best outcome, so we continue to push the scientific boundaries of cancer knowledge.
Maintaining Emotional Well-Being During and After COVID-19
In this video Dr. Jeff Peppercorn and Dr. Joe Greer address patients' concerns ranging from dealing with isolation and uncertainty, developing resilience, overcoming fears of returning to the hospital, and more.
Stay Mighty, Mass General Cancer Center!
When times are tough, it's important to stay strong, mighty, and supportive for yourself and for others. We have seen pure physical, emotional, and mental strength from so many people over the last few months and are in awe of everyone. Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to see all of the inspirational stories that we share of our patients and staff.
The Story Project: Nicole Laurino, RN
When called upon to serve a vulnerable population, Nicole Laurino, RN, volunteered her skills to help treat patients with COVID-19. Over the course of the pandemic, Nicole and her fellow nurses from different departments within Mass General came together to treat these patients with compassion.
The Story Project: Maggie Joyce, RN
Over the last nine weeks, Maggie Joyce, RN has changed the way that she defines being a nurse. Working from home, making connections with new patients, and working on activating a number of new clinical trials has defined this transitional period for Maggie and other nurses at the Cancer Center.
When Ketsia, a Mass General Cancer Center patient, finally tested negative for COVID-19, her radiation therapy team made her a sign for when she arrived for her proton treatment to celebrate her beating the virus. Way to go, Ketsia, Stay Mighty!
Paula Flint, a Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center patient, was surprised by her friends and co-workers while receiving chemotherapy. They came just to show her support during this time of quarantine; talking via phone while seeing each other through the window. Stay Mighty, Paula!
John Warren, MD
When in distress, every man becomes our neighbor.
Massachusetts General Hospital founder
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how each of us interacts with the outside world, including getting the healthcare we need. Mass General Cancer Center is here to help and make sure you get necessary care. You all are our neighbors.