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One-on-One Support

Patient & Caregiver Support Line

Central to the mission of the Anderson Network is to match one of our members with patients and caregivers who have similar cancer diagnoses and treatments. Since 1986, over 20,000 matches have been made nationwide. For more information or to be connected with another caregiver or survivor, call: 

  • Toll-free 1-800-345-6324
  • Locally (713) 792-2553

Social Work Patient Services 

Our social workers offer short-term assessments and help resolve any crisis that arises during the process of adjusting to cancer. We have extensive knowledge of community resources and can help identify those that will satisfy your special needs.

Child, Adolescent & Young Adult Patients 

Patients 18 years or younger treated at MD Anderson can access a variety of support programs offered through the Child & AYA Outreach Program, such as education, child life and psychosocial services. Find support programs for children

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