Mass General Social Service Can Help
Our social workers understand the impact of illness and related challenges on patients' and their families' lives. We can help you with housing, job-related and school concerns, coping with illness, treatment and recovery, and so much more.
Claire Powers looks back on her experiences at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center and shares stories and advice for new patients (hint: try the Jello!).
Perseverance and grace are qualities that people often learn through life’s experiences. For 17-year-old Olivia Renzi, those qualities are personal keystones that allow her to transform stumbling blocks into stepping stones.
Charlie Beecher's family described the first two years of his life as joyously normal until Charlie developed belly pain.
When Ryan Schlosser received his master's degree this year, he thought of everyone who supported him along the way.
When Alex Sheehan was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 10, staff at the Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center helped him simply be a kid during a challenging time.
After their 8-year-old son had a successful brain tumor surgery in their home state of Washington, Joe and Leigh McGraw chose to take Tommy to MassGeneral Hospital for Children's Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center for targeted treatment. The McGraws share the story of their experience at MGHfC.