GENERAL SUPPORT

A Caring Place at Winchester Hospital 
A Caring Place for people with cancer is a retail store that carries wigs, prostheses, head coverings and much more. The professionally trained staff is available to help you select the best products for your individual needs.

The Center for Healthy Living  
From acupuncture and hypnotherapy to Reiki and massage and yoga, Winchester Hospital's The Center for Healthy Living offers a wide variety of integrative therapies designed to meet your individual needs.

Boston Cancer Support 
Boston Cancer Support was founded to disseminate information to all who have been touched by cancer by providing access to cancer support resources (ie. transportation, insurance, financial) and community outreach programs for patients, friends and caregivers north of Boston. 

Cancercare 
Professional oncology social workers provide free emotional and practical support for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved.  
800-813-HOPE (4673) 

CancerConnect.com 
An online platform to ask, share, learn and connect with other cancer patients. It also offers health & wellness resources, videos and newsletter updates. 

Cancer Really Sucks 
A website for teenagers designed by teenagers who have loved ones facing cancer.

Cancer Support Community 
A wealth of resources and support for people living with cancer, including free counseling and support by phone and cancer-specific information. 

Caring Bridge 
Easily create a website for yourself or a loved one to share information with friends, family and other support.  The interactive site allows you to post and receive messages, coordinate tasks such as rides and meals, and initiate fundraisers or events. 

Cwellness 
Cancer Wellness TV with free on-demand videos for cancer complementary therapies. 

Frankly Speaking About Cancer
An internet radio show that invites medical experts, opinion leaders, authors, caregivers and survivors to share information and advice on how to live a better life with cancer. 

Livestrong
Provides direct services to anyone affected by cancer; connects people and communities with the services they need; and calls for state, national and world leaders to help fight this disease.  
855 220-7777 

Look Good Feel Better 
This program helps people with cancer deal with the appearance side effects of cancer treatment. It is open to all women with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment.  Check the website to see if this program is offered at your hospital. 

Look Good Feel Better for Men  
This is a practical guide for helping men with some of the side effects of cancer treatment, including skin changes, hair loss, and more.

Massachusetts General Hospital Online Resources  
The Blum Cancer Resource Program’s mission is to make support services, as well as respite and community-building areas more accessible to patients and families throughout the Cancer Center. 

MyLifeLine 
Reduce the stress of communication and end isolation by building a community and taking control of your cancer journey. Create your own page to communicate with friends and family.  Also, provides resources for caregivers. 

ThisIsLivingWithCancer.com 
Inspiration and support for people living with cancer. 

Wig Bank Program 
The American Cancer Society (ACS) maintains the Wig Bank Program, which allows patients that are undergoing a medical treatment to obtain a synthetic wig or head covering free of charge. There are locations north of Boston in Allston, Andover, Georgetown, Haverhill, Merrimac, and Woburn. 
800 227-2345