Cancer Support Groups and Programs
For more information call:866-393-4355 866-393-4355
Due to the recent cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Maryland, we are canceling our classes, events, support groups and meetings until further notice. This is being done to protect our patients, staff and visitors. We will announce on this page and on Facebook when events will resume as normal.
To find out if a program has a virtual or alternative option or is being held, please contact the program coordinator.
Thank you for your understanding.
These programs are held in the Kaufman Cancer Center unless otherwise noted, and are offered to individuals impacted by cancer. Whether newly diagnosed, in treatment, remission or having a recurrence, you’re invited to share common experiences and receive education, information and support. For more information on any of these programs please visit our calendar of events or call 866-393-4355.
Support, information and understanding for women or men coping with breast cancer.
Men and their partners discuss medical information, experiences and coping strategies in this professionally facilitated support group.
Blood Cancer (Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma)
Provided in collaboration with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, this group is open to adults and their family members affected by leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and myelodysplastic syndrome.
Head and Neck Cancer
A support group offering the opportunity to share experiences and hear from health professionals specially trained in head, neck and/or oral cancers.
Healing through Support
A supportive group for individuals coping with cancer and their caregivers, family and friends. Light dinner provided and registration is required.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction
Learn and practice breathing techniques, meditation, body awareness and simple yoga postures. Open to all cancer survivors, during or after active treatment and their loved ones. Registration is required.
CLIMB™ - Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery
A free six-week support program for children to help them cope when a family member has cancer.
This program is especially designed for women who are undergoing treatment for cancer. A licensed cosmetologist offers guidance on how best to manage the appearance-related side effects of treatment, including personal instruction on skin care, make-up application, wig care and scarf tying. It’s women supporting women in a fun atmosphere that focuses on feeling good inside and out.
Contemplation and reflection through meditation can help manage stress and has a host of well-documented health and wellness benefits.
Learn how a combination of gentle movements, breathing practices and guided relaxation can assist with fatigue, pain and stress.
Fresh + Local = Healthy
A healthy cooking demonstration using fresh, local and seasonal produce.
Stay Fit and Active Through Your Cancer Journey
A low-impact fitness program for those currently undergoing or just completing treatment. Registration is required.
Cancer: Thriving and Surviving
A six-week class for cancer survivors with information on how to eat healthy, stay active, manage stress and emotions and much more.
Caring for your soul and self after you have heard the words ‘you have cancer’.
Need help quitting? Six-session classes offered four times a year and patches given at no charge. Registration is required.