Offering hope and support.

The Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center, a Department of Howard County General Hospital: Johns Hopkins Medicine offers hope and support to cancer patients and their families and care givers. The center is designed to assist individuals and families through counseling, stress and symptom management, care planning, system navigation, education, aesthetic services and resource identification.

For more information visit our website at www.hcgh.org or call us at (410) 740-5858.

Support Services: Newly diagnosed cancer patients faced with uncertainty and overwhelmed by new information are often unaware of available services and resources. Our Oncology Social Worker and trained staff helps cancer patients, families and caregivers navigate the array of services needed during the cancer journey. We offer continued support to patients from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Support services include: individual counseling, support groups, wellness classes, patient navigation, and connection to resources including transportation, nutritional counseling, financial and insurance assistance, yoga and qi gong classes and acupuncture.

Cancer Support Groups

We offer cancer support groups, individual counseling, wellness classes, patient navigation, and connection to resources including transportation, nutritional counseling, financial and insurance assistance, yoga and qi gong classes and acupuncture.

Educational Resources : An informed patient can better participate in the treatment process. Educational resources include a full lending library, a listing of major cancer databases, a comprehensive directory of local and regional resources, informative brochures from the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society, ongoing lectures and discussions on cancer related topics.

Aesthetic Resources : Licensed professionals from some of the finest local salons and medical equipment companies utilize our extensive wig and prosthesis inventory to offer comforting and professional consultation. Services include: hair and wig styling, consultations and fittings for wigs and breast prosthesis, lymphedema garments, facials, skin care and massage.

In its location in the Medical Pavilion at Howard County, the Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Center expanded its range of offerings to cancer patients and their caregivers. Services within the center include; acupuncture, therapeutic massage and counseling offered through Healing Point, LLC, wig and image specialist Bonnie Grauer with Wigs and Hair Solutions and access to the resources of other cancer support organizations such as the Red Devils, The Little Things for Cancer, Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and the American Cancer Society.

The Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center was conceived by Tina Broccolino and Lynne Salisbury and founded in 1998 to honor the memory of longtime Howard County resident, Claudia Mayer who died of cancer at age 47.

For more information visit our website at www.hcgh.org or call us at (410) 740-5858.