Canopy LogoAs a caring community of hope, healing and empowerment, Canopy enhances the quality of life for individuals affected by cancer and for those who support them during their journeys. Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is proud to introduce Canopy – a first-of-its-kind cancer survivorship center in the greater Houston area. At Canopy, there are a wide variety of programs and services addressing the emotional, physical and social needs of those touched by cancer.

The goal of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is to integrate a cancer survivorship center into the continuum of cancer care. Our strong community connection and compassionate support system make it possible for Canopy to provide programs geared towards improving the health and quality of life of cancer survivors post-diagnosis. 

Due to COVID-19, Canopy's current hours of operation are 10 AM - 4 PM Monday-Thursday, and 10 AM to 2 PM on Fridays. Keep checking our website for updates to our hours of operation.

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Support Services

Canopy offers a wide variety of services for the community's cancer survivors and their caregivers, including:

  • Oncology Nurse Navigator
  • A cooking demonstration/teaching kitchen for nutritional education and counseling
  • A large support group room for caregiver support sessions, yoga classes, tai chi, music, art and dance therapy, "Ask the Doctor" sessions, and so much more
  • A small support group room for private counseling, small group counseling sessions, smoking cessation classes, meetings with our social worker or dietician, and Look Good Feel Better sessions
  • Oncology Social Worker
  • A consultation room for one-on-one counseling and other sensitive discussions
  • An onsite resource library and electronic resources
  • A massage therapy room for individualized massage treatment
  • A private dressing room area for breast prosthesis and bra fittings
  • A wig salon for individuals coping with hair loss

Canopy is made possible by Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and by philanthropic support through Memorial Hermann Foundation and Memorial Hermann In the Pink of Health.

Donate

To make a gift to Canopy at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, please click the button below. For information on multi-year gifts or naming opportunities, please contact the Memorial Hermann Foundation by phone at (713) 242-4400 or by email at mh.foundation@memorialhermann.org.

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Upcoming Events and Offerings

For wig and prosthesis fittings, please call Canopy at (713) 897-5939 to make an appointment. 

Monthly Calendar

Activities to Educate and Heal

For more information or to register for an upcoming support group, class or other offering, please call (713) 897-5939. You can also sign up for our email newsletter when you call.

Art Therapy

Monthly class which helps patients cope with the cognitive, emotional, behavioral & social changes they may experience.

Children’s Activities

Canopy has a playroom and a variety of activities for children of cancer survivors. Children benefit from participating in activities with their peers, while also learning to better cope with a parent undergoing cancer treatments. While your child is involved in an activity, you can take advantage of Canopy’s services for yourself.

Cooking Demonstrations & Nutrition

Nutrition is a crucial part of the cancer journey and we want to inspire you to eat healthily. Join us for various cooking demonstrations put on by local community chefs.

One-on-One Assistance

Canopy has an Oncology Nurse Navigator to serve as a point of contact for clinical coordination and questions regarding all cancer-related care at Memorial Hermann. A social worker is also available by appointment to provide counseling, access to community resources, and assist with advanced care planning.

Resource Library

The resource library contains much more than just books and brochures on various cancers. Our PhD volunteer can schedule time with patients and their families to conduct research of reliable sources such as UT Health’s database and PubMed. We also have a list of trusted online resources that patients and their families can use if they would like to research on their own as well.

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy has been proven to reduce stress and increase overall health and wellness. Whether you are currently receiving treatment or are in remission, schedule an appointment with one of the volunteer, licensed oncology massage therapists.

Look Good, Feel Better

This monthly American Cancer Society program teaches women & men undergoing cancer treatments how to cope with the common cosmetic concerns & improve self-esteem. You have to register with ACS or Carolyn at Canopy before the class. Registration required.

Cancer Rehab Education

Therapists from TIRR will come and share about a variety of topics such as chemo brain, speech and cognitive therapy and balance/strengthening.

Ya Ya Connections

This is an OB/GYN cancer support group for survivors and caregivers affected by these cancers.

The Nest

The Nest is a safe haven for women who have been affected by breast cancer.

Life in Between

A group where both men and women with advanced stage cancer can come to share support and encouragement while learning to live fully in between the hard things.

Contact Canopy

For more information on Canopy and its variety of programs and services, please fill out the form below.
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