Young Women Brainstorming

Caregiver Resources


Rehabilitation & Therapy

Cleaning the Counter

Cleaning Services

Holding Hands

Support  Groups

Preparing Food

Food & Nutrition

Person Writing


Meditation Class

Meditation & Mindfulness

Beauty Care

Other Services & Self Care

Yoga by the Sea





Caregiver Resources

Caring for a Loved One with Cancer: A Caregivers Support Group

​This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 2-2:30 PM via Zoom.

For more information, please contact Judi Pregot, LICSW, OSW-C at 508.862.5302​

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Cleaning Services

Cleangreen Cape Cod

​Non-toxic cleaning services available through Cleangreen Cape Cod! They offer residential, commercial and construction cleaning services using natural cleaning products. They can also create gift certificates and customize gift baskets with cleaning products and tools which are also available for purchase on their website.​

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Cleaning for a Reason

Apply for the gift of home cleaning services, so you focus on your health. Interested in giving the gift of a clean home to a person undergoing cancer treatments? You can also purchase cleaning services for a loved one.​

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Food & Nutrition

Fare and Just Kitchen

A dedicated vegan, gluten-free, peanut-free restaurant that specializes in to-go food made with their tried and true recipes.

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In Dennisport and Mashpee. Their mission says it all: To Be a Force for Good in our Local Community.​​

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Orleans Whole Food Store

Orleans Whole Food Store has been a landmark natural food store on Cape Cod. They carry a full and carefully chosen selection of natural and organic food, supplements, and body care products. They also specialize in organic produce, and offer organic sandwiches, salads, and soups to go.

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Reducing Breast Cancer Risks Through Life Style Behaviors

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7 Foods that Fight Cancer

We've rounded up the newest of these nutritional standouts, along with strategies for slipping them into your diet. And while none of the lucky seven that follow are FDA-approved, your body will be MH-improved after you eat them.

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9 Ways to Avoid Breast Cancer and Resist its Growth

We've gotten this together originally to clarify our own thinking in response to a diagnosis of breast cancer.  Having gotten this much in writing, we thought maybe our synopsis might be of use to others and so we've formalized this a bit.  We begin with these three understandings:

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The Local Juice

Delicious products to better the lives of the Cape Cod community.

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Meditation​ & Mindfullness

Mindful Mondays

Mindful Mondays continues weekly via Zoom, from 12:00 - 12:35 PM.
Focus is on the 10 qualities of the heart that help us to find inner peace and lead to greater ease in our interactions with others. This is a drop-in class for people who are new to meditation, as well as for experienced meditators. Guided by an experienced teacher, our intention is to practice relaxing the body and quieting the mind in order to create inner peace and focus.


Zoom link:
Meeting ID 984 564 8817 Passcode 2



Nové Yoga & Wellness

Nové is a yoga and wellness studio. They're on a mission and it’s a simple one: to bring balance, focus, and better recovery to everyone!

*Free samples of mindfulness, nutrition, and yoga videos to practice in your home!

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Turning the Tide Ovarian Cancer Retreats

In October 2012, a dream was realized for two dynamic ovarian cancer survivors: Anne Tonachel and Robin Bray. Their dream was to provide a restorative retreat for other ovarian cancer survivors in the northeast. When the amazing Kennedy family of Camp Kieve and The Kennedy Learning Center provided the retreat space (in honor of a family member with ovarian cancer), this restorative retreat was born.

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Forest Bathing: Deepening Our Relationship with Nature, with Carol Marcy

The concept of forest bathing grew out of a practice in Japan called Shinrin-yoku that spread to China and Korea and now to the United States. It is about swimming in the living being of the forest: drinking in the smells, feeling the breeze on your skin, hearing it move through the trees, soaking up the warm healing rays of the sun, touching the earth with awareness. To register or for more information, contact Dr. Carol Marcy at or call 240-538-1672. 

Haven for Healing

Free Friday cancer support clinic for people living with cancer.  Volunteer energy workers provide massage, sound healing, Reiki and other complimentary experiences.  Knitting, weaving, journaling and field trips may be offered as requested by the participants.  After treatment the participants gather for support group.

Atria Woodbriar, 339 Gifford Street, Falmouth 02540. By appointment only.  Contact: Shelly Levin 508-564-3314 or email

LIVESTRONG - Cancer Survivorship Program at the Hyannis YMCA

A free, 12-week program for cancer survivors at the Barnstable YMCA. The Y creates a safe environment where survivors can participate in physical and social activities that address their special wants, needs and interests.

For more information, please email Tom at 


Living Fit for You! Cancer Wellness Program

Cancer Rehabilitation, Wellness and Exercise for cancer survivors.

As a participant, you will join a small group for exercise in a safe environment, following COVID-19 guidelines and safety procedures.​  This is a FREE 6 week exercise program for cancer patients of all ages.  People may attend either before, during or after treatment.  NOTE: Medical Clearance is required for exercise classes. Topic specific Survivorship Series offered including prostate, lung and breast cancer.

Contact:  Kristine Whaples, MS, ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer


Water Pals II



This is an aquatic exercise program for breast cancer patients.

$7.50 per class and not usually covered by medical insurance.

  • YMCA of Cape Cod- Barnstable: Thursdays 11:45 am – 12:45 pm - call 508-771-9600 for more information

  • The Woodlands at Pleasant Bay- Brewster: Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:00 am - call 774-316-4945 for more information

Rehabilitation & Therapy

Cape Cod Healthcare Rehabilitation Team

Their approach to rehabilitation is designed to facilitate the best possible recovery for each patient. 

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Center for Family Therapy

The ways we face grief can stress our most intimate relationships, bringing even more pain and feelings of isolation. Therapy provides the environment for exploring what these losses mean to us, fully understanding their meaning and connections to our life and finally accepting our loss and beginning to move on to our new reality.

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Cindy Burns, Therapist

Family Partner, Cape Cod Family Resource Center

29 Bassett Ln.

Hyannis, MA  02601



Lewis Bay Associates

A multidisciplinary behavioral health practice with a skilled and experienced staff of Psychologists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Social Workers, and Mental Health Counselors. Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, ADHD, Relationship problems.

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Other Services

Stacey Kuehn, Hair Stylist

If you are about to lose your hair, if you are growing your hair back in, or if you just need to feel cute while you are going through the process I’d be happy to donate a haircut at my studio on Main Street in Hyannis. I have a salon suite so it’s very private and I can work with you one on one.   I do not do any chemical services, only cutting and styling. 

Please text me at 646-338-5325 to book your appointment.



Mark Corliss Tattoo

3D nipple tattoos for breast cancer survivors

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Cape Cod Foot Care, LLC: At-Home Routine Foot Care Services

Kristen Ritchie, RN is a Certified Foot Care Nurse who provides home visits for Cape Cod residents in need of routine foot and nail care. Complications from nail trauma (leading to thickened nails) and cancer treatments (causing nail sensitivity or detachment) are gently approached to address safety and comfort concerns. Pain from overgrown nails and calluses/corns can create added complications to those who are administered certain chemotherapy agents. Peripheral neuropathy causing pain and numbness can be monitored to help prevent permanent loss of protective sensation. Please contact Kristen Ritchie, RN, CFCN to discuss a home visit for you or your loved one.



Massage Institute of Cape Cod

Massage Institute of Cape Cod trains their students with a 700-hour hands-on and academic training which prepares these future professional massage therapists to pass the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam(MBLEX)) exam. They offer a $45 student massage clinic - follow the website for more details. 



Support & Community Groups

Cancer Hope Network

Cancer Hope Network provides free one-on-one peer support to adult cancer patients and their loved ones.

Our nearly 500 survivor and caregiver volunteers provide support from diagnosis, through treatment and into survivorship – including bereavement, when necessary.  Support Volunteers have faced more than 80 types of cancer—that’s over 98% of the cancers that will be diagnosed this year. They represent 36 states (plus Canada), range in age from 19 to 94, speak 15 languages, and are prepared to offer hope and guidance through a wide variety of challenges that accompany a cancer diagnosis.  All volunteer and client matches are overseen from beginning to end by a team of healthcare and social work professionals.

Contact:  877-HOPENET or go to

Cape Cancer Fighters-Women's Support Group

Support group for young women with all types of cancer, at all stages of the cancer journey. A space set up for sharing personal stories, tribulations, & all that goes along with survivorship.  We focus on directing people to resources to help during & after treatment.  Children & caregivers welcome, with activities for kids. We are also available to travel to set up meetings near our members if needed.             

Meetings are held the 1st Monday of every month.

Any questions contact Helen Shone 857-719-2080 or Angie Mullaney 774-212-1629

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Evening Breast Cancer Support Group: CCHC Group


A supportive nurturing group of breast cancer survivors focused on emotional coping and healing, throughout any stage of your journey.  Join us for meditation; therapeutic sharing with laughter and tears; coping advice for survivor’s challenges.  Educational speakers are scheduled based on groups needs (integrative therapies; nutrition; exercise; cancer support resources and genetic testing).  We celebrate our lives and strive to maintain wellness.

Held at the Cuda Women’s Health Center, 35 Wilkens Lane, Hyannis. Call or email Pat Ryan-Blanchard, RN practitioner at 508-957-1616 for more information.

First Descents

First Descents provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (ages 18 - 39) impacted by
cancer and other serious health conditions.

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Grief Support Group

Support group for the loss of a spouse or partner. This is an ongoing support group that is currently being held via Zoom or outside, weather permitting.  Call Broad Reach for details at 508-945-4601 and ask for Peggy Wilbur.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Cape Cod Family Support Group 



Support for Myeloma, Leukemia, Lymphoma, MDS, WM and other hematologic malignancies


Rogers Outpatient Center, Board Room

5 Industrial Drive, Mashpee, MA

4th Thursday of the Month except for November and December

11:00 am-12:30 pm

Call 774-454-4301 for more information or to register

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Nu Voice Club of Cape Cod 

This is an informal self-help (discussion format) support group for individuals with laryngectomies and their spouses.


Call for more information and walk-ins are welcome.

2nd Thursday of each month - 11:00 AM

Yarmouth Senior Center

528 Forest Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664

Contact:  Bill Beardsley at 508-419-1307

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Ostomy Clinic - CCHC program

This clinic includes free wound, ostomy and continence nursing support for children and adults with new or established stomas (both urinary and intestinal). Call 508-957-7400 for an appointment in either Dennis or Falmouth.

  • VNA of Cape Cod/South Dennis Site: Cranberry Plaza, 434 Route 134  South Dennis, MA - on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 8am-12pm

  • VNA of Cape Cod/Falmouth Site: 67 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA - on the 1st Tuesday of the month, from 8am-12pm

Sisters in Strength Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

First Tuesday of the month - 7:00 PM via Zoom (virtual) 

Contact:  For additional information, call Diane Riche at 508-827-1212 ​

This open format group provides women with an opportunity to share personal experiences and learn from others. The focus is on empowerment, stress management and developing healthy, effective ways to cope with cancer-related issues. This group is facilitated by a social worker and gynecologic cancer survivor. The group is offered, free of charge, to any woman in the community, regardless of where she is receiving treatment.

Email Diane

Stay Strong

Women’s Cancer Support Group for Lower/Outer Cape residents. Currently meeting on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month via Zoom and on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at Grace Chapel in South Wellfleet. Email for more details.

Support Group for Oral Head and Neck Cancer (S.P.O.H.N.C.)

Meets the first Monday of the month via Zoom.  The schedule varies if the first Monday happens to be a holiday. If that is the case, we meet the second Monday of the month.  For additional information, please contact Judi Pregot at 508-862-5302.



Practical Services for Women Undergoing Challenging Life Transitions

Dedicated to empowering Cape women through mentoring, information, education, networking and support.

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On Cape

If you are in need of transport on Cape to one of our Cape Cod Hospitals, contact:

The oncology Social Worker at the Cape Cod Hospital

Off Cape

If your are receiving treatment at a hospital off Cape, contact the hospital where you are being treated and tell your care team that you need assistance with transportation. Your care team will be best able to assist and tap into medical related transportation services. Below are some resources that you can reach out to directly as well:


Local Council on Aging

Joe Andruzzi foundation

Cape Cod Times Needy fund