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Cancer Center - Psycho-social Support

Sibley recognizes that psycho-social support is an important aspect of care.  An oncology social worker is available to see out-patients and visit in-patients. Sibley also offers support groups on site in addition to referring to community-based support groups.

For more information about meeting dates, times and locations email Pamela Goetz at or call 202-243-2320.

  • Support Groups: A wide variety of psychological and social support services and programs are offered including: Coping Skills for women who are newly diagnosed; Nutrition for Better Health; and After-treatment Transition Workshop for women who have finished their breast cancer treatment.
  • For Patients & Their Families: Open-ended support group for sharing information and ways of coping. 
  • Short-Term Counseling: Available for individual cancer patients and their families at no cost. 
  • Look Good…Feel Better: For women receiving cancer treatment. Learn how to look healthy and stylish.
  • Breast Cancer: Support services for breast cancer patients, survivors and families, including Coping Skills for women who are newly diagnosed and After-Treatment Transition.
  • For Family and Friends: Provides a place for sharing experiences and the challenges of caring. Second Tuesday of the month, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

For more information on cancer support and resources, visit the National Cancer Institute's website at


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