Social Work / Survivorship
Through the process of receiving a diagnosis and meeting with the Oncologist to develop a treatment plan, a person becomes a cancer survivor. There are many areas of emotional and psychological distress that may impact a person and the family’s quality of life. Through individual counseling, support groups, education about the illness, community resource education and other forms of support, our team devotes the resources and energy to meeting your emotional needs and addressing your individual concerns.
With all resources that you may encounter; the types of group leadership, composition of the membership and meeting schedule may change. Groups can be led by professionals or non-professionals and the style of the group may vary as well.
We urge all potential participants in a support group to call the contact listed to ask if the group may meet their needs. A call can also confirm the day, date, time and location of the group.
Cape Cod Healthcare is not responsible for the content or the leadership of groups that are not led by staff employed by Cape Cod Healthcare.
We, at the Regional Cancer Network, are working to improve the supports that are available to you. The support group listing is currently being reviewed and updated. It will be posted when it is available once again. Support Groups are an important way to get resources and a person’s emotional needs addressed.
Please call Jeffrey Gaudet, LICSW, OSW-C for information about support groups that are currently meeting. His number is 508-862-7571
If there is not a group for your type of cancer condition, other resources may be available.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.