Support Services

Carroll Hospital Center offers a variety of support services to empower cancer patients and their loved ones with knowledge and confidence. Unless otherwise noted below, please call 410-871-7000 for more information or to register for any of these services.

Nutritional Counseling
A registered dietitian who specializes in oncology nutrition, particularly during chemotherapy or radiation, can develop eating plans to help patients strengthen their immune systems and promote recovery. Counseling is available by physician referral only. For more information, call 410-871-7678.

Resource Libraries
Patients and community members may check out a variety of print and video resources, from the Oncology Unit Resource Center or hospital’s Resource Center to help them stay informed about their condition or take steps to prevent illness. Please also visit our Patient Tools & Resources section of this site for additional educational materials.

The Boutique
Our on-site boutique is stocked with the latest merchandise for women who are experiencing the appearance-related side effects associated with cancer. Choose from a wide selection of high-quality wigs, hats and turbans, as well as, a selection of natural-looking breast forms and mastectomy bras. Learn more.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Carroll Hospital Center hosts a monthly breast cancer support group to help women better understand and manage with the challenges and triumphs associated with the recovery process. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in The Outpatient Center Classroom at Carroll Hospital Center, 200 Memorial Ave., Westminster.

Look Good, Feel Better
Patients who are undergoing chemotherapy can benefit from this free American Cancer Society program, held once a month to help women cope with the appearance-related side effects of their treatment.

I Can Cope
Once a month, Carroll Hospital Center hosts this special educational program, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. A variety of informative workshops are offered, with topics ranging from self-esteem and pain management to intimacy and financial issues.

Lymphedema Education and Support Group
Lymphedema Education and Support are available as needed, please call 410-871-6161 for more information. More information on Lymphedema services.

Man to Man: Prostate Cancer Support
This American Cancer Society education and support group is designed especially for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Cancer Support Group
Carroll Hospital Center facilitates a support group to provide support and education to men and women with all types of cancer and their caregivers. The group meets the first and third Wednesday of the month (except holidays) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Outpatient Center Classroom at Carroll Hospital Center, 200 Memorial Ave., Westminster. The group is free and no registration is required. Please call 410-871-7000 for more information.

Complementary Health Services
Carroll Hospital Center’s Complementary Health Services offers a range of educational programs and therapies— including acupuncture, massage, reiki, reflexology and yoga — to help you care for your mind, body and spirit. Learn more.