Patient Education

On our treatments and services homepage, you’ll find information about many of the conditions covered by our treatment programs, and a full list of Cancer Center physicians.
Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Our palliative care specialists focus on improving the quality of life of people facing serious illness. From the time of diagnosis, we provide expert management of pain and other symptoms; guidance with difficult treatment choices; and emotional and spiritual support for you and your family.

To schedule an appointment, call 617-724-4000. You may also ask your doctor, nurse, or social worker to request a consultation for you.

Targeted Cancer Care

Targeted Cancer Care serves as is a unique resource for patients, health care providers, researchers and others who wish to learn about the rapidly advancing field of targeted cancer therapy. The site allows patients and providers to search for specific clinical trials relevant to individual patients based not only on their type of cancer, but also on results of new tumor molecular assays that are being performed for a growing number of cancer patients.