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Patient Support & Services

Social workers at the Harry J. Duffey Family Patient and Family Services Program provide expert assistance with the psychological, social, emotional and practical needs of cancer patients and their families.  Our masters-level social workers have expertise in the cancer field and can teach patients and family members how to manage stress and changes that come with cancer.  In addition, social worker-led educational and support group meetings at Johns Hopkins are available.

Our patient-centered teams provide:

Contact a Social Worker

Phone: 410-955-8934
Weinberg Building, Suite 1210

Patient and Caregiver Support Groups

The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center offers a variety of support groups and events at the Cancer Center for patients and caregivers.

Educational Videos:

Walking on Eggshells

Walking on Eggshells is a caregiver's guide with practical, real-life direction on what to do and what to say when faced with a potentially life-limiting disease.

The Fine Print of Cancer

The Fine Print of Cancer is a video series educating patients and caregivers on topics of finances, advanced directives, hospice, caregiving, social security and more.


Chemo School & Virtual Tour

Take our video class to learn about your first steps in receiving chemotherapy Chemo School
Prepare for your first visit with this "walking" tour of our clinical facilities.  Watch the video.

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