Meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
What is the Cancer Support Group?
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer can often be overwhelming - something no one should face alone. Holy Name's Cancer Support Group provides a forum for people who are coping with the challenges of cancer and seeking the support of other individuals who can relate to their experiences. Through informal discussion, members are able to express individual concerns and receive practical assistance to improve their quality of life. Topics may include medical procedures, treatment decisions, relationship and other emotional issues, employment, nutrition, exercise and helpful resources.
Who comes to the support group?
The group is open to anyone with cancer, including those who have been recently diagnosed, currently receiving treatment, or post-therapy. Members look to each other for support, information, encouragement and inspiration at each stage of their journey.
How can the Cancer Support Group help me?
The Cancer Support Group provides an opportunity to meet with people who understand how you feel and what you are going through in a way that others cannot. Participants have commented that group discussion has helped them to feel relieved, empowered, understood and even healthier. Family and friends are very important sources of support, but sharing with those who have been through a similar experience is often the best way to truly feel heard and understood.