Cancer Patient Resource Center

Resources and Education for Cancer Patients at Methodist Richardson Cancer Center

Developed in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the Cancer Patient Resource Center at Methodist Richardson offers an array of information and local resources on:

Developed in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the Cancer Patient Resource Center at Methodist Richardson offers an array of information and local resources on cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, education and cancer support as well as online access to research cancer information.Free resources available to cancer patients at the Methodist Richardson Cancer Patient Resource Center include:

  • Literature
  • Wigs and head coverings
  • Children's area

The information and referral resource center offers a warm, accepting atmosphere and a sense of support and concern. On site at the Cancer Patient Resource Center at Methodist Richardson, a person may also log on to the Internet to research the latest information available on the website.

Patient Support Programs

Learn about cancer patient support groups and programs that help cancer survivors better cope with the stresses of diagnosis and treatment:

Cancer Caregiver Support Group

This group is open to all patients and caregivers going through the cancer journey. This is an open ongoing, supportive, psyco-educational group.

Support group members can experience and receive:

  • Practical information.
  • A safe and caring place to share feelings and learn self care skills.
  • A place to develop coping skills and discover how one lives life fully in the midst of cancer.
  • A place to share your concerns, frustrations, challenges, milestones, achievements, and successes.

This support group meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Methodist Richardson Cancer Center, 1st floor conference room. For question please call Aline Williams, LCSW, OSW-C at 469-204-6123.

Hospital Artist-in-Residence Program

Through the Artist-in-Residence program, a professional artist provides patients and caregivers with opportunities to create art during cancer treatment. Art therapy has been clinically proven to decrease stress and improve quality of life for cancer patients and caregivers.

Food for Life

Vegetables Cooking

Did you know that good dietary choices can help prevent cancer? Learn more in the Food for Life interactive series, where you'll sample new recipes and learn how to put good dietary practices into action. A $40 fee covers all four classes and includes healthy, delicious food samples. Class will be held in the kitchen on the second floor of the Methodist Richardson Cancer Center. Registration is required. To register, please call 972-4 DR LINE (972-437-5463).

Upcoming Dates

  • March 9, 2015
  • March 16, 2015
  • March 23, 2015
  • March 30, 2015

Download Food for Life PDF

Download a calendar of monthly cancer support events, including massage therapy, simple chair yoga, guided meditation for chemotherapy, and more at Methodist Richardson Cancer Center.