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Howard County Cancer Resource Center, Anne Arundel Cancer Support Groups

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.

Directory Of Services

Breast Surgery

Breast Surgery

The board certified surgeons at Maryland Surgeons specialize in breast surgery and the treatment of breast disease, both benign and malignant. We believe a close doctor-patient relationship is key to the success of your individual treatment.

Cardiology

Cardiology

Cardiovascular Specialists of Maryland is the largest cardiology practice in Howard County. Our cardiologists are the best in their field. We are at the forefront of cardiology, and have a full-time clinical research department.

Claudia Mayer Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center

The Claudia Mayer / Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center

offers hope and support to patients diagnosed with cancer. Services include counseling, cancer support groups, wellness classes, educational resources, wig and prosthesis consultations, massage and more.

Endocrinology

Endocrynology

The doctors at Maryland Endocrine, PA specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic disorders, including thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, pituitary disorders and more.

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Digestive Disease Associates is the largest gastroenterology group in the area. We offer a full range of services including colonoscopy, endoscopy, Remicade infusion and more.

General Dentistry

General Dentistry

Thomas England, DMD is an experienced dentist you can trust for all of your dental work. Dental services include preventative dentistry (cleanings, fillings, etc.), crowns and bridges, veneers, teeth whitening and more.

General Surgery

General Surgery

The Board Certified surgeons at Maryland Surgeons perform general surgery including abdominal surgery, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, oncologic surgery endocrine surgery and more. We pioneered the use of minimally invasive surgery at Howard County General Hospital.

HCGH Wellness Center

The HCGH Wellness Center

provides wellness programs, health screenings, senior exercise programs and more to the public, with an emphasis on prevention and early detection of health issues.

Hematology / Medical Oncology

Maryland Oncology Hematology

offers expert care for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our physicians are nationally recognized as Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Signature OB / GYN

has a diverse group of doctors specializing in obstetrics and gynecology to serve women throughout their lives. We offer both routine and specialized gynecology and obstetrics care, and have the largest and most active midwifery practice in Howard County.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral & Maxillofacial

Central Maryland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers a full range of oral and maxillofacial surgical services including wisdom teeth surgery, dental implants, grafting, facial trauma treatment, obstructive sleep apnea surgery and more.

Orthopedics & Physical Therapy

Orthopedics & Physical Therapy

Orthopedic Associates of Central Maryland has fifteen orthopedic surgeons to serve you. We are skilled in back surgery, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, shoulder surgery, joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, physical therapy, pain management and more.

Outpatient Lab

Outpatient Lab

443-718-3102 Our normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:00am-7:00pm. No appointment is needed; we operate on a walk-in basis. We are also open Saturday and Sunday from 7:00am-7:00pm for STAT (needed immediately) testing..

Pain Management

Pain Management

The Comprehensive Pain Management Center works with you to treat and manage your acute and chronic pain. This includes pain from migraines, arthritis, back pain, cancer and a variety of other causes of pain.

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Pharmacy located on the first floor of the Howard County Medical Pavilion values the patronage of both patients and employees. We strive to exceed all service expectations through the accurate, timely and professional provision of prescription services..

Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Maryland Plastic Surgeons are board certified professionals who perform a range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. These can include breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, liposuction, face lift, rhinoplasty, as well as a number of non-surgical skin care options.

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Central Maryland Radiation Oncology offers the latest options in radiation treatment, including medical trials. Our radiation oncologists and the rest of your radiation oncology team put your care first and foremost.

Thoracic Surgery

General Surgery

The Board Certified surgeons at Maryland Surgeons perform general surgery including abdominal surgery, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, oncologic surgery endocrine surgery and more. We pioneered the use of minimally invasive surgery at Howard County General Hospital.

Urology

Urology

Central Maryland Urology Associates has seven board-certified urologists to serve you. We provide expert diagnosis and treatment of male and female incontinence, bladder and kidney disorders, kidney stone evaluations, vasectomy, male infertility evaluation, prostate treatment and more.

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