Cancer Patient Support Program

Recognizing the unique need for a patient and family support program, the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center provides different programs to enhance the quality of life for patients and family members while they navigate the complexities of cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

The Cancer Patient Support Program (CPSP) is staffed by our team members and volunteers. We help patients navigate the Cancer Center, provide counseling in the hospital and in the outpatient clinic and manage educational programs and support meetings.  

A Resource Center is also available for patients and family members. We are all here to help. The key element in our program is the healing relationship that develops when one person cares for another.

Cancer treatment is a very stressful time and severe illness can bring up many topics and issues for both the patient and their loved ones. We offer individual counseling; support groups and social work support that can help patients explore their feelings, find like-minded support and manage the daily activities that seem so overwhelming during a difficult time.

Individual Counseling

The Psychosocial Oncology and Cancer Patient Support Programs provide individual counseling in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Licensed professionals are available to discuss ways of coping with diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Outpatient appointments are scheduled at the patient's convenience in conjunction with medical appointments when possible. Please call 336-713-6954 to set up an appointment.

On-Site Cancer Support Classes

All classes, except the virtual chair yoga class, are CANCELED due to COVID-19.

For dates and times for the classes listed below, check the CPSP monthly calendar at the Information Desks on the 1st and 4th floors of the Comprehensive Cancer Center or call 336-713-6954.

Other Services

The Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a number of services that work hand-in-hand with the Cancer Patient Support Program to help patients through what can be a very difficult time. Please see the services listed below.