Ongoing groups for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer, those still undergoing treatment, and those who have completed treatment. Women may join at any time. REGISTRATION is required for new participants.
Site-specific support groups provide the opportunity for cancer survivors to meet other survivors with a similar diagnosis. Meetings are held once monthly and last approximately one hour. All noon meetings are served lunch and take place at Cancer Services unless otherwise specified.
For those who have cancer or are cancer survivors
Fear of the unknown is the greatest obstacle cancer patients face after initial diagnosis and start of treatment. Some answers can be found by meeting with other patients who have successfully conquered cancer. From sharing common problems comes common solutions.
The Saint Francis / Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center has several programs designed to assist cancer patients and their families.
The many support groups at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center offer a safe place to talk, as well as to listen and learn from one another.
This face-to-face support group is for anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer. The support group takes place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Monroe Senior Center, 12 Halsey Reed Road, Monroe Township, NJ. Pre-registration is required for this group.
Please contact Lois Glasser at 201-301-6807 for more information or to register.
Support group for metastatic breast cancer patients, their families and caregivers, to learn more about their diagnosis, share experiences and receive support.
Facilitated by Lurie Cancer Center’s Crystal Ward, LCSW, Gina Uthe, PA, and Patty Moreno, PhD
Weekly support group for people affected by cancer and their primary emotional care provider. Explore new ways of dealing with the physical and emotional effects of cancer. An interview is required before attending group.
A vital piece of the Let Every Woman Support Group Know – Alaska mission is providing support for women diagnosed with gynecologic cancer. Let Every Woman Know has launched a regular support group- free of charge, facilitated by a licensed mental health clinician and offered in a drop-in format. This support group is open to women in all stages of diagnosis and treatment and offers a forum to meet women on similar journeys. This group will be held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 12-1:30pm at the Providence Health Park Building Conference Room 2401 at 3851 Piper Street, Anchorage, AK 99508.
This support group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Women’s Center, third floor. Call Ladonna Danford, RN, Breast Health Navigator at 334-699-8111, ext. 8459 to register.
Supportive opportunity for connection and conversation
“Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage DOES.”
Often times being diagnosed with cancer can leave an individual feeling quite isolated and alone. It’s difficult to find others who can identify with the feelings and emotions you are experiencing
Come join us for an hour of Coffee & Conversation
Sometimes being around others that are diagnosed with cancer and hearing their stories can be reaffirming that you are not alone in this journey.
Join us in a relaxed, casual atmosphere where conversation will flow easily in a safe,