Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center: Improving Cancer Care for Underserved Communities in Northeastern Massachusetts As part of the Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care, the MGH Cancer Center is working with community health centers and community partners to identify vulnerable patients and provide them with the necessary support and resources to overcome barriers to access as they navigate their cancer treatment. https://cancercarealliance.org/participating-sites/massachusetts-general-hospital/
Unlearning Our Helplessness — Coexisting Serious Mental and Medical Illness Dr. Kelly Irwin describes why a patient-centered approach to cancer care for patients with mental illness is critical to mitigating the unique barriers to careexperienced by this population. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMms1610127
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This collaborative was partially funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award (#7219-MGH).