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.
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Chaplaincy Program

Chaplains provide spiritual support to patients and families of all traditions, cultures and beliefs. They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To meet with our Oncology Chaplain, call 617-726-2220 or email Katrina Scott at kmscott@partners.org

Oncology Social Work

Oncology Social Work

Oncology social workers are licensed counselors with experience helping patients and families living with cancer.

Click here for a complete listing of all the support groups conducted by the oncology social workers.

PACT Program

The Marjorie E. Korff Parenting At a Challenging Time (PACT) Program

The Marjorie E. Korff PACT Program offers guidance to parents with cancer who receive treatment at the Cancer Center and are concerned about the impact their cancer diagnosis and treatment may have on their children.

To schedule an appointment, call our private voicemail line directly at 617-724-7272 and leave a message with your name, phone number, and good times to reach you. A PACT clinician will call you to arrange a time for a consultation. You may also ask your doctor, nurse, or social worker to request a consultation with PACT for you.

Psychiatric Oncology

The Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences brings together experts in psychiatry and psychology to help patients and cope with the psychological and behavioral impact of cancer

To schedule an appointment, call 617-726-5130. You may also ask your doctor, nurse, or social worker to request a consultation for you.

Sexual Health Clinic

We provide a specialized clinic aimed at the comprehensive evaluation and treatment for men and women with concerns about sexual heath after a diagnosis or treatment for cancer.

To schedule an appointment, call 617-726-5130. You may also ask your doctor, nurse, or social worker to request a consultation for you.

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.

Financial Counseling

Financial Assistance

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.

For more information, call 617-726-2192

Network for Patients and Families

Network for Patients and Families

The Network for Patients & Families is a peer survivorship program of the Mass General Cancer Center for patients, families and friends who are living with, through, and beyond cancer.

To join the Network or to learn more about the Peer Matching Program, the Peer Guide Program, or other Network activities contact:

Paula Gauthier, LICSW, Program Coordinator
Email: pgauthier@partners.org
Phone: 617-643-1784