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Ongoing Support Groups

No one understands what a cancer patient is feeling and thinking as well as another cancer patient. Realizing this, the Cancer Resource Center offers a wide array of support groups and programs that give the patients and their families the opportunity to gather and share. All support groups are free.

Breast Cancer Patients with Children

Join other young mothers to discuss concerns living with cancer and raising a family. Facilitated by a professional counselor and patient navigator.
2nd Friday of every month, 1:00 - 2:30 pm

C.H.A.N.C.E. - Head & Neck Cancer

Oncology professionals discuss special challenges and concerns for anyone diagnosed with head and neck cancer.
4th Wednesday of every month 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Grupo de Apoyo Para Latinos con Cáncer

Este es un grupo de apoyo para Latinos con un diagnostico de cáncer. Conozca otras personas que están luchando con cáncer y compartan su historia. Dirigido por una navigadora de pacientes.
Segundo martes del mes 6:00-7:30pm. Para registrarse, llame al 703.558.5566.

Knitting in the Library with Friends

Drop in knitting group for cancer patients and caregivers. Bring your own supplies. Sponsored by Project Knitwell.
3rd Tuesday of every month at 3:30 – 5:00 pm

"Man to Man" - Prostate Cancer

Discussion group for men and their spouses or significant others. Co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Facilitators: prostate cancer survivor and oncology social worker. No registration required.
4th Tuesday of every month 7:00 - 8:30 pm

“Opening Windows” - Recurrent/Metastatic Cancer

Share experiences, thoughts, concerns with other people with metastatic/recurrent cancer. Facilitated by an oncology counselors.
1st Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:30 am

Reiki

Reiki practitioners are available to provide 30-minute Reiki sessions for cancer patients. Appointment is required.
3rd Wednesday of each month 7:00 - 9:00 pm. To register, call 703.558.5555.

"Support Sisters" - Early Stage Breast Cancer

Meet other women diagnosed with breast cancer; share problems and learn new coping techniques. Facilitated by patient navigators.
1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month 5:00 - 6:30 pm

We Can Cope

Meet other people with cancer and their families to receive emotional support. Facilitated by a social worker.
1st & 3rd Thursday of every month 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Write Away Group

Share what you have written about diagnosis, treatments and survivorship.
For meeting dates and times, call 703.558.6913.
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  • Phone: 703.558.6913
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