Support Groups

Bethesda Memorial Hospital

2815 South Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beach, FL  33435
Main Number:  561-741-2234

Caregivers and Care Partners Support Group
This group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Radiation Oncology Center at Bethesda Health City. Call 561-737-7733 x 84948.

Breast Cancer Support Group
The Breast Cancer Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the Sand Dollar Room. Call 561-737-7733 x 84948.

Man to Man – Prostate Cancer Support Group
The Man to Man Group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm. in the Sand Dollar Room. Call 561-737-7733 x 84948.

Lung Cancer Support Group
Family and survivors discuss the special challenges of having lung cancer. Discussion includes current treatment options, emotional coping strategies, stress management, sharing, support, and meeting people who understand. Call 561-737-7733 x 84948 for more information.

Meditation Support Group
At Bethesda Memorial Hospital: Meets every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in the Radiation Oncology Conference Room . At Bethesda Health City: Meets the third Friday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the Radiation Oncology Center, Entrance A, Suite 960 .

Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma Support Group
This group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the Sand Dollar Room. Call 561-737-7733 x 84948.

Moving on after a Diagnosis of Cancer
Moving on after a diagnosis of cancer provides an opportunity to discuss life before, during, and after cancer treatment in a safe and confidential group setting. This group meets the first and third Friday of each month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Call 561-737-7733 x 84948.

Bethesda’s Sand Dollar Room is located at: Bethesda Memorial Hospital; 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd; Boynton Beach, FL  33435.


Boca Raton Regional Hospital

800 Meadows Road
Boca Raton, FL  33486
Main Number:  561-955-7100

Breast Cancer Support Group
The Breast Cancer Support Group meets on the first Friday of every month from 11:15 am – 12:15 pm. Call 561-955-4501.

Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group
The Breast Cancer Support Group meets the second Wednesday of every month from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  Call 561-955-4501.

Young Breast Cancer Networking Group
The Young Breast Cancer Networking Group meets the fourth Monday of every month from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

Urological Cancer Support Group
The Urological Cancer Support Group meets the first Thursday of every month from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.  Call 561-955-6469

Gastrointestinal Support Group
The Gastrointestinal Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month from 4:00 = 5:00 pm.  Call 561-955-6469.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
The Head and Neck Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.  Call 561-955-5897.

Lung Cancer Support Group
The Lung Cancer Support Group meets the first Monday of every month from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.  Call 561-955-6469.

Multiple Myeloma, Leukemia & Lymphoma Support Group
The Multiple Myeloma, Leukemia & Lymphoma Support Group meets the third Tuesday of every month from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Call 561-955-6469.

Caregivers Support Group
The Caregivers Support Group meets the first and third Wednesday of every month from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Call 561-955-5406.


Good Samaritan Medical Center

Comprehensive Breast Center
1309 N. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL  33401

The hospital hosts American Cancer Society support programs for cancer patients at the cancer treatment center to help patients.  For more information call 561-671-7440. You may also call the American Cancer Society directly at 1-800-ACS-2345.


JFK Medical Center

Comprehensive Cancer Institute
4865 South Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL  33461

The hospital hosts support programs for cancer patients at the Cancer Institute.  For more information call 561-964-2662.


Jupiter Medical Center

1210 S. Old Dixie Hwy.
Jupiter, FL  33458
Main number:  561-741-2234

Prostate Cancer Support Group
The Prostate Cancer Support Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (October 2012 through May 2013) from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Cancer Center Modular. Call (561) 263-4351.

Living With Breast Cancer
This group features an open discussion and/or speakers. They meet the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m., in the Foshay Cancer Center Lobby, 1st Floor. Call (561) 263-4351.

Chair Yoga For Survivors
A gentle stretching yoga.
This group meets every Tuesday, 11 a.m. – noon, JMC Wellness Center. Call (561) 263-5775.

Cancer Survivorship Series
Caring for yourself and accessing the network that contributes to your care; for patients, partners, and family members. This group meets the 4th Thursday of the month, from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the Cancer Center Modular. Please RSVP: (561) 263-4351.

Look Good Feel Better
JMC and the American Cancer Society offer skin care, makeup techniques and hair care for patients undergoing treatment. A beautiful cosmetic kit is provided along with expert tips from a salon professional. This group meets on the 1st Monday of the month, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., in the Cancer Center Modular. RSVP:1-800-227-2345. Please register two weeks prior to session.

Oral Head & Neck Cancer Support Group
There are many unique features associated with treatment and survivorship among this group of diagnoses. We encourage you to participate in this support and educational meeting. This group meets quarterly on the 1st Wednesday of the month, from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., in the Cancer Center Modular. Upcoming meeting: December 5, 2012. Call (561) 263-4351.

Strength In Numbers Cancer Support Group
This support group is for patients with any recent cancer diagnosis seeking the support of others who have been recently diagnosed with cancer. It is held on the 1st Friday of each month, from noon – 1 p.m., in the Cancer Center Modular. Please RSVP: (561) 263-4351.


Palm Beach Cancer Institute

Cancer Support Groups
Call 561-366-4100 for more information about support groups in your area.


Sari Asher Center

Cancer Support Groups
1411 N. Flagler Drive, Suite 8900 B
Victor Farris Building
West Palm Beach, FL  33401

The Sari Center offers many support programs for cancer patients.  Please call 561-578-5900 for cancer support group information.


South Florida Radiation Oncology

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Will meet third Monday of every month, from 6-7:30 p.m.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
To be held at the Jupiter Office of South Florida Radiation Oncology
225 Chimney Corner Lane, Suite 1011, Jupiter, Florida 33458

Call Cathy DeStefano for more details. 561-275-1820


Stuart Support Groups

Man to Man Prostate Support Group
(2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
CyberKnife Center of South Florida, 2111 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart
Call 772-403-2390 to sign up

Progressive Relaxation Group — Please join us to relax your mind and body
Call for dates: CyberKnife Center of South Florida, 2111 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart
Time: 6 to 7 p.m.
For more information call 772-403-2390.


St. Mary’s Medical Center

901 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL  33407
Main Number:  561-844-6300

Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center

This is the only dedicated pediatric cancer center in the five-county area.  They provide support for patients and their families.  Please call 561-841-KIDS for more details.


Wellington Regional Medical Center

10101 Forest Hill Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL  33414
Main number:  561-798-8500

Blood Cancers Support Group
Sponsored by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Second Friday of each month
Noon, Conference Center
Call Sharon Cohan, LCSW at 561-775-9954

Cope to Hope Support
For patients & families affected by stroke & cardiovascular diseases
Third Wednesday of the month, 3:00 p.m.
Conference Room A

Prostate Cancer Support Group
First Friday of each month
7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Conference Center
For more information, please call the facilitator, Jesse Seligman, at 561-963-3412

Your Bosom Buddies II Breast Cancer Support Group
Second Thursday of each month
7:00 p.m., Conference Center
Call 561-422-6034 for more information


West Palm Beach Hospital

(formerly Columbia Hospital)
Comprehensive Breast Health Center
4631 Congress Avenue – Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL  33407

The hospital Breast Health Center offers support programs for cancer patients.  For more information, please call 561-842-6141.


 

Share Cancer Support

For more information about the many services that SHARE offers, available in both English and Spanish, please visit our website: www.sharecancersupport.org http://www.sharecancersupport.org .

Donna Faranda, Breast Cancer, Helpline Coordinator
SHARE: for women facing breast or ovarian cancer
1501 Broadway Room 704A
New York, NY 10036
(212)937-5577 ext. 240
dfaranda@sharecancersupport.org <mailto:dfaranda@sharecancersupport.org>

 

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