How to Find the Right Cancer Support Group

support group that fits their needs. What is the most important thing to consider when considering a support group? Support groups can be very helpful to those feeling isolated or…

What Are the Stages of Grief?

…to your doctor or a grief counselor, or to join a support group.   Sue Morris is director of Dana-Farber’s Bereavement Program, where she provides one-on-one counseling and support groups…

Why Join A Cancer Support Group

…benefits support groups can offer. Empower yourself with practical knowledge and advice. A support group shouldn’t replace the guidance of your doctor and medical team, but it can be a…

Tips for Coping with a Cancer Recurrence

…enjoyable) Consulting a nutritionist: making changes to your diet can help you feel better and improve your mood. Journal writing Spiritual support Arts/creative expression Support group Counseling Learn more about…

Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer

…than an immediate near-term death sentence – is the result of a transformation in the way doctors treat it. New medicines and improvements in supportive care are making it possible…

Self-Care Tips for Cancer Caregivers

…responsibilities at home, and providing emotional support, all while maintaining your previous responsibilities. This can be a lot to manage, and caregivers often neglect their own well-being to focus on…

Tips for Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

…Lawrence are both members of such a support group at Dana-. After receiving her diagnosis, Lawrence did not know how to cope with it, but regularly attending the support group…

Facing Forward After Breast Cancer

…and support from peers.” Launched by Nancy Borstelmann, MPH, LICSW, director of social work at Dana-Farber, Facing Forward started in 2002 after several patients had asked for a support group…

A Day in the Life: Dana-Farber Social Workers

…workers often lead support groups for patients – determined by diagnoses or age group – and provide individual support to patients and their loved ones on a range of issues….