Breast Cancer Support Group
Open to anyone impacted by breast cancer. The group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 6: 30 p.m. at the Hayworth Cancer Center. Marissa Cangin, PsyD, licensed psychologist, facilitates the group. No reservations are required and new members are welcome.
Breast Cancer Wellness Sessions
Open to anyone who has faced breast cancer. This group offers cooking and exercise demonstrations along with nutrition and fitness education. The group meets the first and third Monday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Patient and Family Lounge at the cancer center. It is facilitated by Melissa Moore, exercise physiologist, and Erin Kline, registered dietitian. No reservations are required and new members are welcome.
Friends & Family Support Group
This group is for any family member or friend who is a caregiver for a cancer patient. Jennifer Cui, Oncology Social Worker, facilitates this group, which is a great place to learn from others about caring for loved ones with cancer. The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Cancer Resource Center.
Grief Support Group
While grief is a natural process following a loss, information and support can help people cope and heal. This group is open to families of Hayworth Cancer Center patients and members of the community and it will meet for a series of seven sessions. New members accepted at the beginning of the group. Space is limited. For further information and to register for the group, please call facilitator Janice L. Wakefield, M.Div., BCC, at (336) 802-2704.
High Point Ostomy Support Group
This group is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people who have or will have an intestinal or urinary diversion. The group features speakers, physicians and an opportunity to meet others in similar circumstances. The group meets the third Wednesday of every other month at the Regional Center for Bariatric Surgery, 701 N. Elm Street. Please call Susan Dunzweiler at (336) 878-6000, ext. 3032 for more information.
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Support Group
This support group is for leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma patients and their loved ones/caregivers. Facilitated by Pam Boswell, RN, OCN, this group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the Cancer Resource Center. No reservations are required
Living with Cancer Support Group
This support group is for any cancer patient and/or family member. Janet Forrest, director of oncology services, facilitates this group and it provides the perfect place to meet others who have shared the experience of a cancer diagnosis, treatment and are now “living with cancer.” The group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Cancer Resource Center. No reservations required.
Men’s Cancer Support Group
Men face unique challenges throughout their cancer journey. This group provides a safe and caring place to express emotions, share concerns and connect with others who may be going through similar circumstances. Facilitated by Joseph Neal, MDiv, BCC, this group meets the third Thursday of each month in the Cancer Resource Center from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
For more information, or to confirm meeting times, please call the Contact Center at (336) 878-6888.