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Complementary Services

Acupuncture

Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., by appointment
Moakley, 3rd floor, Multispecialty Services

Acupuncture promotes natural healing and has been used for thousands of years to treat a large variety of ailments. It can enhance recuperative power and immunity, support physical and emotional health, and improve overall function and well-being. Acupuncture is safe and painless. Free appointments are available to BMC patients who are currently or were recently in treatment for cancer only. Patients should call 617.638.7540, email [email protected], or speak to their nurse to request an appointment.

Integrative Medicine Consults

Thursday afternoons, by appointment
11 Melnea Cass Blvd., Dept. of Family Medicine

Integrative Medicine views the patient as a whole person – mind, body, and spirit – and blends the best of conventional medicine, complementary therapies, and lifestyle changes. In a 50-minute, one-on-one consult, a physician specializing in integrative medicine counsels on areas such as diet, vitamins, supplements, herbs, home remedies, stress management, relaxation techniques, exercise, and hypnosis. Patients should call 617.638.7540, email [email protected], or speak to their nurse to request an appointment. A referral by the patient's primary care physician will be required. Consults are available to BMC patients only.

Look Good Feel Better

Certain Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Moakley 3rd Floor Conference Room

The American Cancer Society offers a session in beauty and hygienic care, make-up, and other resources for women in treatment. See "Look Good Feel Better" on pages 9, 10, and 11 of this quarter's brochure or call 617.414.0914 for dates. Participants must sign up in advance: call 617.414.0914.