Whether you're facing cancer or you're a family member, friend, or caregiver of someone facing cancer, there are a variety of support groups available to provide education and encouragement.
This support group is for newly diagnosed patients with breast cancer as well as those well into survivorship. This support group meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Lourdes Breast Care Center.
For more information, call 607-798-6161.
This is an American Cancer Society (ACS) program for female cancer patients and run by a licensed cosmetologist. The program offers skin care and make up tips to assist women in coping with the physical changes of their treatment.
Look Good... Feel Better is offered on the second Monday of each month from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Lourdes Hospital in the East-West Dining Room.
For more information, call 800-ACS-2345, visit the ACS Website, or visit the Events section of our Website for a list of meeting dates.
This is an American Cancer Society (ACS) support group for prostate cancer patients. The goals of the Man to Man Support Group are:
- Patient Education - provide accurate information about diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer.
- Support - provide support, encouragement, and solutions to common problems associated with prostate cancer.
- Awareness - promote awareness of prostate cancer as a major health care concern for all men.
Man to Man offers education and support, not medical advice. This support group has a policy of confidentiality so that members feel comfortable to talk openly and honestly. The Man to Man support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the Lourdes Lecture Hall.
This two hour meeting combines eduction and support for those newly diagnosed with cancer. The first hour is an educational session. Topics will vary and will be presented by physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, and more. The second hour is a support group session for those who are newly diagnosed and currently receiving treatment. This group meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
For more information, call 1-877-9LOURDES (1-877-956-8733).