Our core team of NPs, a PA and Physician provide comprehensive initial and ongoing survivorship care when you have completed your cancer treatments. Check out our what to expect section for details on what to expect in your first survivorship visit. Our core providers as well as our sub-specialists see patients in the Yawkey building 5th and 6th floor clinics.
Welcome to our new Survivorship Nurse Navigator, Cari Ryding, RN
Survivorship Nurse Navigator
Survivorship Specialties Our Specialty Providers are trained in the medical and psychological needs of cancer survivors. They will help to treat and monitor cancer-related toxicities as you transition away from your oncology team.
iaya smartphone app: designed to build community among young adults (ages 18-early 40s) receiving care at Dana-Farber. Through this platform, we hope you can connect with your peers, share experiences, and learn valuable coping tools. Check out this video for a brief tour and overview of iaya. To get an invite to the new version of iaya, please complete our interest form.
Virtual Young Adult Post Treatment Peer Program: This program is offered quarterly and is open to DFCI young adult patients ages 18 to early 40s who have completed treatment or are no longer on treatment. There will be four 75-minute Zoom sessions over four weeks. Each session will have 30 minutes of educational material and 45 minutes of discussion. The topics of the four sessions will be Living with Long-Term Treatment Side Effects, Fear of Recurrence & Living With Uncertainty, Sexual Health, Dating, and Relationships, and Returning to Work or School. Participants must be willing to commit to all 4 sessions. A brief introductory Zoom meeting with the clinician who facilitates the program before the start of the group is required. For more information and to get on the list, please complete our interest form.
Educational/Social Programming: Our in-person programming focuses on providing young adult patients with information around issues like dating and relationships, dealing with uncertainty, and managing anxiety and it also provides YA patients with an opportunity to connect with their peers. Any information about events can be found on our website, in the newsletter, and on social media (Facebook and Twitter).
E-newsletter: This is a great way to stay up-to-date on all of our YAP events. To subscribe to our monthly newsletter, please submit your email address.
Social Media: We are also on Twitter (@DanaFarberYAP), Facebook (Young Adult Program at Dana Farber Cancer Institute) and Snapchat (DanaFarberYAP) if you would like to follow us. We post helpful resources and news about upcoming events!
During the COVID19 Pandemic, both our core and specialty providers shifted much of their clinical care to virtual visits. We will continue to offer virtual visits going forward, although most of our providers are currently seeing patients both virtually and in-clinic. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns: Survivorship_Programs@dfci.harvard.edu