This support group is open to all cancer patients and their loved ones regardless of where they are along this journey. Talk over coffee and pastries while sharing experiences and ways to cope with all aspects of cancer –from the emotional and physical, down to the practical.
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,
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.
The general cancer group is a free, ongoing, weekly group open to patients with cancer of all stages and types. Please call for more information and to register. Meets every wednesday
Our support groups provide people with cancer and caregivers with a place to explore ways of coping with the stress of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our licensed clinicians help support group participants learn how to take an active role in their own health and well-being. Attendance at an orientation session is required prior to joining a group.
This is a program for any cancer patient, caregiver, or family member. Come share an educational and introspective experience with others going through similar challenges.
This group meets every Thursday from 12-1 p.m.
This group is for all patients facing cancer. The meeting enables participants to share experiences and express feelings and concerns. All cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. Meets weekly on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., see calendar for conference room details. Video enabled attendance available. Patients can access remotely and join from any video-enabled device (smart phone, iPad, laptop, or webcam/desktop). Upon registering, you will receive instructions on how to virtually connect.
All survivors and caretakers are welcome! Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church’s “Cancer Club – Where Hope Happens” meets every fourth Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Parlor, September through June. This support group is for all types of cancer. Located at 301 Hibben Street, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. For more information, contact Rev. Thomas Herrington at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-884-4612.
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.
Women with Breast Cancer (a Columbia St. Mary’s group) meets the second and fourth Monday of every month from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Vandyke Haebler Center, 2025 E. Newport Ave., Milwaukee. Call (414) 961-4552 for more information.