Patients, their families and caregivers understand and deal with stress resulting from cancer diagnosis and treatment. Confidential counseling sessions with social workers are available and are held in private offices.
Social workers will assist patients with information about their social security disability, insurance issues and help refer to legal resources.
Social workers also provide information on support groups, housing, transportation and many other useful resources.
Supportive Care for Healing social workers are:
The University of Arizona Cancer Center — North Campus
Brenda Casey, LCSW: (520) 694-0347
Jill Winter, LMSW: (520) 694-0845
Lynn Barwick, LCSW: (520) 694-1855
Xochitl Gaxiola, MSW: (520) 694-4650 (bilingual)
Laura Hagerty, LCSW: (520) 694-0805
The University of Arizona Cancer Center — Orange Grove
Linda Jones, MSW: (520) 694-8920
Radiation Oncology — University Campus
Marsha Drozdoff, MSW: (520) 694-4605
Kathleen Pickrel, LMSW: (520) 694-4786