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Surrounding with Care

Social Services

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Social Services for Patients

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event that often creates new concerns for patients, their caregivers, families and friends. At Baptist MD Anderson, the Social Services Team works with patients and caregivers as part of their multidisciplinary team.

Our social workers and counselors are available to help you and your family cope with the social and emotional changes caused by cancer and assist in overcoming any barriers to your treatment.

Request a Social Services Consult

For more information, please speak with your oncology team or physician to connect you with our social services team.


How We Can Help

You may want to speak with your social work counselor if you have questions or concerns about:

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Coping with Cancer

Support Groups

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center offers opportunities for patients, caregivers and family members of any cancer diagnosis to connect with one another and receive information, community resources and support.

Find a Support Group