Cancer Support Services
A cancer diagnoses can be overwhelming, and undergoing treatment can be both physically and emotionally stressful. Dealing with cancer is difficult for both the patient and their loved ones. At BayCare, we understand and recognize the need for support and answered questions during this time. We are here to be your supportive network, assisting you in learning about the treatment process and helping you navigate through resources available to you.
BayCare offers hospital-specific support services for cancer patients and their families at hospitals throughout the Tampa Bay area. Learn more about these services offered at the following facilities:
- Morton Plant Hospital
- Mease Countryside Hospital
- St. Anthony's Hospital
- St. Joseph’s Hospital
- South Florida Baptist Hospital
- Winter Haven Hospital
Support Groups, Classes & Events at BayCare
BayCare is proud to offer a wide variety of cancer support groups to patients in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Dunedin, Riverview, Safety Harbor and communities throughout the Tampa Bay area. Learn more or register for other cancer-related classes and events.
BayCare Cancer Resource Guide for Patients
This guide was developed to assist patients on their cancer treatment journey. Call us if you have a resource that should be included or if current information listed is not correct.
The following non-profit organizations offer a wide range of support services:
- American Cancer Society (ACS) – ACS offers online support communities, programs that provide patients and families with transportation to and lodging near treatment facilities, and much more.
- National Cancer Institute (NCI) – NCI offers an extensive database of more than 100 organizations throughout the U.S. that offer cancer patient support services, in addition to helpful tips about finding support close to home.