Cancer Support Groups
For more information on any of these support groups, contact Carol Nielsen, LMSW, Social Worker
Living with Cancer
An informational support group for cancer patients, family members and friends. This is an opportunity to meet and talk to others who are experiencing a diagnosis of cancer.
The content of the meetings include discussions on:
- Standard and complementary treatments
- Personal and family adjustments
- Anger and depression
- Humor and hope
Meets Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Outpatient Services location of the Hackley Campus at 1700 Clinton Street. Dates and activities vary.
Breast Cancer Support Group
This is an opportunity for women with breast cancer to share their experiences and to learn more about diagnosis and treatment options.
Meetings take place the first Wednesday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the conference room at the Women's Health Center at the Lakes Village (6401 Prairie Street off Harvey Street between Sternberg and Pontaluna Roads).
Prostate Cancer for Men and Their Partners
This is an opportunity to share experiences and to learn about diagnosis and treatment options. Participants gain a better sense of control over the situation by meeting with others confronting the same challenges.
Meetings take place the last Wednesday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Room 394 at Mercy Health Partners' Hackley Campus.