CancerCare is offering a free, 8-session, biweekly video support group for young adults between the ages of 20 and 39 diagnosed with cancer in New York State 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 and receive information and guidance while discussing the unique challenges of living with a cancer diagnosis as a young adult.

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

This group is currently recruiting. The next group will begin in October 2020. This group meets biweekly on Thursdays, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

This cycle of this support group will utilize a secure video platform called GoToMeeting. Group members will still have the option to call-in if they do not have access to video technology


Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To learn more or to register, please contact Marlee Kiel, LMSW at 212-712-8029 or

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