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Support services

  • Social workers

    The social workers at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute are an integrated part of the medical team. These professionals provide resources and services to patients and families experiencing a cancer diagnosis. Learn more about our oncology social workers.

    Cancer support groups

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    American Cancer Society services

    Look Good... Feel Better

    Through this service, women in active cancer treatment learn techniques to restore their self-image and cope with appearance-related side effects. Certified volunteer cosmetologists conduct group sessions or one-on-one salon visits to provide tips on makeup, skin and nail care and head coverings.

    Reach to Recovery

    This program provides information or rehabilitative and support services to breast cancer patients. Co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society and United Hospital Volunteer Services, the program also offers transportation to and from treatment by volunteer drivers.

  • For more information

    Call 651-241-5111

    Cancer care support at United Hospital