Support groups and mentors are available to patients and caregivers who are looking for guidance or additional support on their journey through cancer. Support group opportunities include:
- Cancer Patient Support Group: Meets first and third Tuesdays monthly from 5-7pm, Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health, 509 Idlewild Avenue, Easton. Contact: 443-254-5940.
- Breast Cancer Support Group: Meets fourth Tuesday monthly from 6-7:30pm, Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health. Contact: 410-822-1000, ext. 5411.
- US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group: Meets second Tuesday monthly from 5-7pm, Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health. Contact: 410-820-6800, ext. 2300.
- CARES Program Education: Meets twice yearly. A four-week program for patients who have completed therapies. Discussions include patient experiences and lifestyle changes. Contact: 410-820-6800, ext. 5096.
For additional information about support group offerings throughout the region, click here for the latest issue of the Cancer Center's monthly newsletter, Thriving and Surviving.