A Caring Place

Wigs, Prostheses and MoreA Caring Place October 2015

Winchester Hospital is proud to offer A Caring Place for people with cancer, a retail store that carries wigs, prostheses, head coverings and much more. Our professionally trained staff is available to help you select the best products for your individual needs.

We carry a wide range of mastectomy bras in fashionable colors and styles, including several choices of sports bras. Our prosthetic line includes lightweight forms for full mastectomies, silicone forms that are attachable and overlays to help with changes in profile due to lumpectomy or radiation.

We have soft, comfortable camisoles with lightweight forms for immediate post-surgery use. We stock wigs in many styles and colors and can special order at no extra cost. We carry shampoos and conditioners. Wig care kits are also available.

Wigs, bras and prosthetics are covered by most insurance plans. Please check with your insurance company.

We carry the following products:
    • Head coverings
    • Wigs
    • Shampoo
    • Styling products
    • Mastectomy products (i.e. bras, post-surgical camisoles, breast prosthesis),
    • Compression sleeves
    • Compression stockings
    • Compression bandages
    • Jewelry

To enjoy new health and beauty products for less, visit A Caring Place, located at the Center for Cancer Care, 620 Washington Street in Winchester.

Our walk in hours for shopping are Tuesdays – Thursdays 10 am – 2 pm, Fridays 9 am – 1pm and additional hours by appointment.

Appointments are needed for bra, prosthetic and wig fittings. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 781-756-5088.

Breast Care Center

Winchester Hospital's Breast Care Center is fully accredited as an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, offering digital mammography, breast biopsies and on-site surgeons, radiologists and oncologists. Winchester Hospital's Breast Care Center is licensed by the Department of Public Health.

Wound Healing

A wound that won’t heal can be more than an annoyance. It can mean another day of pain and discomfort. But the physicians and nurses at Winchester Hospital’s Wound Healing Center can help.

Integrative Therapies

To complement our excellent medical and surgical services, Winchester Hospital offers alternative therapies, including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, massage therapy, yoga and more.