Resources and Support

Patient and Family Resource Center

The Patient and Family Resource Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital exists to provide a place where you can obtain information on cancer-related topics as well as hospital and community services, all within a serene, comfortable setting. The Resource Center provides computer workstations with internet access for research purposes or personal business. A lending library offers hundreds of titles containing current information on cancer-related topics, as well as a selection of relaxation/meditation CDs.

Support Groups

Click here for a list of support groups.

Nutrition Resources

Side effects from cancer and its treatment can affect how you eat. Decreased food intake can lead to weight loss, malnutrition, loss of muscle strength and increased risk of infection. Weight loss can also interfere with your treatments. After treatment is completed, you may be interested in learning how to improve eating habits to achieve your best possible health. Read more...

Patient Advocacy Office

A diagnosis of cancer may be the most difficult challenge you or your loved ones will ever face. Your team of health care professionals at Yale Cancer Center are available to give you as much support as you need. Read more...