Description

CancerCare is offering a free, 12-week live support group for people in New York and New Jersey in their 20s and 30s who are receiving a form of active treatment (which may consist of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal treatments and/or advanced cancer treatment). This group will provide a safe place to exchange support, get information and receive guidance while discussing the unique challenges of living with cancer.

Our Groups:

  • Provide cancer-focused support
  • Reduces feelings of loneliness, anxiety and distress
  • Help increase feelings of hope and empowerment
  • Assist you in learning new ways of coping
  • Help you improve communication with your medical team and loved ones
  • Provide you with practical information about treatment
  • Provide you with resources in your community

Start Date

We are currently recruiting for our next group cycle, which begins October 15, 2020. This group meets on biweekly on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

This group will utilize a secure video platform. Group members will still have the option to call in if they do not have access to video technology.

Register

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call our Hopeline at 800-813-HOPE (4673) or contact Marlee Kiel, LMSW, at 212-712-8029 or mkiel@cancercare.org.

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