Outreach Programs at Southcoast Health
The Southcoast Health Cancer Center is committed to educating the community about cancer through our collaborative work in local neighborhoods, as well as community-wide public and professional education initiatives. These programs include screening and early detection events held in our local communities twice a year for specific cancers.
The Southcoast Health Cancer Center has been an active partner in a wide range of programs and community events to help raise awareness about the importance of cancer prevention, outreach, screening and early detection.
Serving Patients, Families & Communities in Southeastern MA
We offer a variety of services to patients, families and the wider community, ranging from support groups to educational and referral resources. These services are facilitated and provided by social workers, nurses and other staff at the Southcoast Health Cancer Centers. Our efforts are designed to help people cope with all the challenges that accompany a cancer diagnosis.
Our cancer outreach programs are held throughout the South Coast region and include:
- Free ear, neck and throat screening and education
- Free skin screening and education
- Free prostate cancer screening and education
- Colorectal cancer education
- Gynecological cancer education
- Lung cancer screening program
Patient & Family Resource Centers
Both locations of the Southcoast Health Cancer Center have Patient & Family Resource Centers that house brochures, computers and books aimed at providing patients, families and anyone seeking services with the most current and useful educational materials available, as well as support and resources.
Southcoast Health offers many outreach programs for cancer patients and surrounding communities in Fall River, Fairhaven, MA and across southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.