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Patient and Family Support Services


We provide patient family centered care to all patients and their families across the lifespan. We offer ongoing support, including but not limited to:
  • Adjustment to illness
  • Talking to your family
  • Community resources
  • Joining a support group
Supportive Oncology Team
Leslie Cooper, PhD, ABPP, (301) 452-7327
Adult Social Work: Holly Pertmer LCSW-C, (301) 319-8827
Maggie Hardy LCSW-C, (301) 319-7711
Pediatric Social Work: Stacee Springer LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C,
(301) 319-7943


Support Groups

Breast Cancer Support Group
For all women with breast cancer, both under current treatment and beyond. Contact Holly Pertmer, (301) 319-8827.

Breast Cancer Yoga
Call Breast Care Center, (301) 295-3899 or Holly Pertmer, (301) 319-8827.

Women's Young Survivor's Group
For women with all types of cancer, ages 20-45 years. Contact Dr. Leslie Cooper, (301) 452-7327

Look Good, Feel Better
An educational program helping women with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Contact Donna Adams, RN, (301) 319-2170

Prostate Cancer Support Groups
For men with prostate cancer and their wives/partners.
Contact COL (ret) Jane Hudak, RN, 301-319-2918

Parents of Children Fighting Cancer

Contact

Address:
Cancer Center at WRB
Bldg 19 (America)
8901 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20889-5600

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday
0730 - 1600

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