Head & Neck Cancer Support & Survivorship

Fox Chase Cancer Center is committed to the safety and well being of our patients during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Some in-person support groups are being held virtually. Please contact the person listed on each support group page for more information or to register.

The faculty and staff at Fox Chase Cancer Center are here to support you and your family through the assessment and potential treatment of head and neck cancer.

Meeting Dates: 3rd Tuesday of the month
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Center Building, Conference Room C/D
and virtually on Zoom


The Head and Neck support group meets the third Tuesday of every month. This monthly group offers education and support for patients who have completed or are currently undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or surgery for head & neck cancer. Family members are also welcome. Learn how others have dealt with cancer-related problems and share what has worked for you and your family. Educational services are provided by a speech therapist, clinical nurse specialist and social worker.

No registration is required. Please contact Olivia Palladino at [email protected] for Zoom registration information.

For more information and for Zoom registration, call Qadriyyah Major, MSS, LSW at 215-728-2617, or Olivia Palladino, MS CCC-SLP, at 215-728-2622.

Patient and Family Support

We understand that cancer care can affect the whole family. We offer an array of support services for patients and their families. See all of our patient and family support services.


To address the unique health care needs of patients who have completed cancer treatment, Fox Chase offers wellness education, screening and ongoing health care through our Survivor Clinics. Under the guidance of the doctor who treated you, the Survivor Clinic care team offers a broad range of services to deal with the lasting effects of cancer and cancer treatment, and provide long-term medical follow-up. Services include specialized medical care, genetic counseling and testing, psychiatric services, nutritional support and preventive care to improve your future health and quality of life.

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