Below are some useful resources to help make your visit easier, including information on financial support, nutrition, international patient guidance, and more.

Additional Useful Resources

Phone: 617-726-8868

Experienced specialists are available to provide consultation and treatment for those facing issues with fertility.

International Patient Center
Phone: 617-726-2787

The International Patient Center facilitates the care of all international patients seeking treatment at the Cancer Center. It is located on the 1st floor of the Blake Building.

Medical Interpreters
Phone: 617-726-6966

Non-English, limited English-proficient, deaf and hard-of-hearing patients and family members have the right to free medical interpretation services or auxiliary aids and services. Your doctor’s office can schedule an interpreter or the aids and services you need, or you can contact the interpreters directly.

Phone: 617-726-1920

The oncology dietitians specialize in one-on-one counseling for patients who want to boost their immune systems, promote healing, control their weight or manage side effects from cancer treatment therapies.

Patient Advocacy
Phone: 617-726-3370

Patient advocates look into and help resolve patient/family complaints. If you are not satisfied with your care or if there are communication issues, a patient advocate can help you. They can also answer your questions about confidentiality and assist you in getting information about your care.

Patient Financial Counseling
Phone: 617-726-2192

Financial counselors can answer any questions about billing and insurance coverage and can help you apply for government assistance if you are having difficulty with medical costs. 

Phone: 617-724-3100

The outpatient pharmacy is located on the 1st floor of the Wang Building.

Physical Therapy
Phone: 617-726-2961

Physical and occupational therapists can help you with exercise and conditioning, and also help manage fatigue and lymphedema (swelling) that may develop from cancer treatments. The therapists are located at Massachusetts General Hospital sites in Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, Revere and Waltham.

Psychiatric Oncology
Phone: 617-726-1920

Psychiatrists specializing in the care of oncology patients provide treatment for anxiety, depression and coping with persistent physical symptoms or emotional challenges surrounding cancer treatment.

Transportation, Temporary Lodging and Support Groups: Oncology Resource Specialist 
Phone: 617-724-0295

The Oncology Resource Specialist (a member of the Oncology Social Work team) can answer questions about transportation options for cancer patients and local lodging for patients and their families during treatment. We offer a variety of cancer support groups, but the resource specialist can also investigate if there are any offered closer to your home.

Where to Eat

Find your favorite place to eat. Options include:

Coffee South
Yawkey Center, 1st floor lobby
Open weekdays from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm
Serves beverages and baked goods 

Riverside Café
Yawkey Center, 1st floor lobby,
Open weekdays from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Serves light meals

Blossom Street Café
1st floor between the Cox Building and The General Store
Open weekdays from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Serves light meals

Coffee Central
Main corridor
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Serves beverages and baked goods

Eat Street Cafeteria
White Building, ground floor
Open weekdays from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm and weekends and holidays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Offers a full food court

Tea Leaves and Coffee Beans
Wang Building, lobby
Open weekdays from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Offers breakfast pastries and light lunches