Patient and Family Support

One of the best things that has happened to me is a telephone support group. I had the opportunity to speak with other women in the same or similar situation as me. It brought me great comfort to be able to speak with these women, share our stories, give each other tips on getting through treatment, being able to have questions answered. I got a feeling of hopefulness in a very frightening time in my life.


On-going support group meetings and classes in many of our locations. Some of these support groups offer a toll-free number that you can call to participate in the meeting if you are unable to attend in person. Contact the location where you receive your care to find out what offerings are available near you, and also see our support group listings for additional information.

We also recommend the following National Cancer Institute (NCI) links as good sources of information about radiation oncology: