Breast and Imaging Center (BAIC) Support Services

This information explains the support services available at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s (MSK) Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center, also called the Breast and Imaging Center (BAIC).

Art Therapy Open Studio

You may find it helpful to create art as part of your healing process. The art therapy Open Studio, is a relaxing space where you can learn about drawing, painting, and creating other forms of art. You, your family, and your caregivers can participate without an appointment. You don’t need any art experience to join.

Hours
Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location
Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center
2nd floor group room (room 243A)
300 East 66th Street at Second Avenue
New York, NY 10065

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Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center Boutique

646-888-5330
The boutique has a large selection of surgical, compression, and pocketed bras. It also offers many different breast prosthetics and accessories, as well as head coverings, swimwear, clothing, and gifts.

 

Hours
Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location
Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center
2nd floor
300 East 66th Street at Second Avenue
New York, NY 10065

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Chaplaincy Service

212-639-5982
www.mskcc.org/spiritual-religious-care
At MSK, our chaplains are available to listen, help support family members, pray, contact community clergy or faith groups, or to simply be a comforting companion and a spiritual presence. Anyone can request spiritual support, no matter their formal religious affiliation. MSK also has an interfaith chapel that’s open to everyone.

If you have an emergency, please call the hospital operator and ask for the chaplain on call.

Hours
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Interfaith Chapel Location
Memorial Hospital (near the main lobby)
1275 York Avenue between 67th and 68th Streets
New York, NY 10065

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Food Pantry Program

646-888-8055
The food pantry program provides food to people in need during their cancer treatment. For more information, talk with your healthcare provider or call the number above.

 
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Integrative Medicine Service

646-888-0800
www.mskcc.org/integrativemedicine
Our Integrative Medicine Service offers many therapies to complement (go along with) traditional medical care. Some of our services include music therapy, mind/body therapies, dance and movement therapy, yoga, and touch therapy. Our services are available to you, your family, your caregivers, and the general public. At the BAIC, we offer appointments with Integrative Medicine doctors, massages, acupuncture, and mind-body and fitness sessions.

Hours
Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Locations
Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center
1429 First Avenue at East 74th Street
New York, NY 10021

Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center
300 East 66th Street at Second Avenue
2nd floor
New York, NY 10065

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Look Good Feel Better

www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org
800-395-LOOK (800-395-5665)
This program offers workshops to learn things you can do to help you feel better about your appearance. For more information or to sign up for a workshop, call the number above or visit the program’s website.

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Nutrition Services

646-888-4880 or 212-639-7312
www.mskcc.org/experience/patient-support/nutrition-cancer/medical-nutrition-therapy-services
Registered Dietitian Nutritionists can give you advice on how to eat healthy during and after breast cancer treatment. They can also help you manage your weight, manage side effects of your cancer treatment, and address other concerns about your diet and nutrition.

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Patient and Caregiver Support Program

212-639-5007
www.mskcc.org/experience/patient-support/counseling/support-groups-programs/patient-patient-support
You may find it comforting to speak with someone who has been through a similar treatment. Through our Patient and Caregiver Support Program, you can speak with former patients and caregivers. They can speak with you in person or over the phone. For more information, call the number above or email patient2patient@mskcc.org.

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Resources for Life After Cancer (RLAC)

646-888-8106
www.mskcc.org/experience/living-beyond-cancer/services-survivors
At MSK, care doesn’t end after treatment. The RLAC Program is for patients and their families who have finished treatment. This program has many services, including seminars, workshops, support groups, counseling on life after treatment, and help with insurance and employment issues.

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Sexual Health Programs

Cancer and cancer treatments can have an impact on your sexual health. MSK’s sexual health programs can help you take action and address sexual health issues before, during, or after your treatment.

Female Sexual Medicine and Women’s Health Program

646-888-5076
www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/diagnosis-treatment/symptom-management/sexual-health-fertility/health/female-medicine
Our Female Sexual Medicine and Women’s Health Program helps women who are dealing with cancer-related sexual health challenges, including premature menopause and fertility issues. For more information, or to make an appointment, please call the number above.

Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program

646-888-6024
www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/diagnosis-treatment/symptom-management/sexual-health-fertility/health/male-medicine
Our Male Sexual and Reproductive Medicine Program helps men who are dealing with cancer-related sexual health challenges, including erectile dysfunction. For more information, or to make an appointment, please call the number above.

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Social Work

646-888-5203 or 646-888-5271
www.mskcc.org/experience/patient-support/counseling/individual-family-counseling/social-work-experts
Our social workers can help you, your family, and your friends cope with issues that are common for people with cancer. We offer specialized programs, including both in-person and online support groups. We can also help with other issues, such as transportation to and from medical appointments, temporary housing, and financial concerns.

If you’re interested in joining an online support group, you can visit our Virtual Programs website at www.mskcc.org/vp for more information.

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