Join us in pledging that mental illness will never be a barrier to cancer care. Your voice matters.
Join the Engage Initiative to learn more about upcoming events, stay up-to-date on all of our efforts, and help us bridge the divide!
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Share your ideas for improving cancer
care for all by joining one of our workgroups.
Our workgroups bridge the divide between mental illness and cancer. We focus on: clinical guidelines, palliative care, caregivers, research, and advocacy.
If you are interested in sharing your ideas to improve care for people with mental illness, learn more about joining one of our workgroups. Your voice matters!
How has cancer and mental illness
affected you or someone you know?
We want to highlight the stories of people who have been affected by cancer and mental illness and their caregivers and clinicians.
How has cancer and illness affected you or someone you know?
What do you want others to know about mental illness and cancer?
Please share your story and raise awareness to ensure mental illness is never a barrier to cancer care. Your story may be featured on social media.
We want to hear your ideas for bridging the gap! How can we improve healthcare for people with mental illness and cancer? How we can engage a diverse group of stakeholders around these issues?
Your voice matters. Share your thoughts with us today!
Currently, individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) are less likely to get the cancer care they need. At the same time, we recognize that many patients, families, and caregivers have received extraordinary care and participated in research at Mass General Cancer Center and Dana-Farber because of the tremendous efforts of our staff and our colleagues in the community. The Bridge Award recognizes a person or team who has gone above and beyond, and been innovative and persistent to improve care for people with cancer and mental illness and their caregivers:Nominate Now
On April 11th and 12th, 2019; 250 diverse people came together with the shared purpose of ensuring that mental illness is never a barrier to cancer care. Let’s translate the excitement and hope from that event into action that will sustain and grow our coalition and our impact together.
To learn more about the Symposium, join the conversation, and share your ideas visit our GoogleDoc!