Support groups give you, your caregivers and others a chance to bond with those going through a similar cancer journey. Below is a list of local cancer support groups. Join our Cancer Education and Support Group, which meets every third Thursday of the month, from 2 to p. Central Ave. A short presentation is given at the beginning of the session and a discussion follows. Free of charge and refreshments are offered.
Learn more about how oncology social workers can help you cope with a cancer diagnosis. Connect with others in our free support groups led by oncology social workers. Read or order our free Connect booklets and fact sheets offering easy-to-read information about the latest cancer treatments, managing side effects and coping with cancer. Limited assistance from Cancer Care is available to help with cancer-related costs. Every month, featured experts answer your questions about coping with cancer including specific answers to questions asked by caregivers.
Participating in a support group: experience lived by women with breast cancer. The goal of the study was to understand the meaning of support groups in the life of women with breast cancer. Data were collected with semi-structured interviews, organized and analyzed based on the interactionism concept.
Support groups are groups of people in similar life situations who meet on a regular basis to share their concerns. A support group is a safe place to exchange ideas about how to handle difficult issues. Support groups can meet regularly in person, by telephone, or online.