Cancer Support Groups in Our Area
Support & Networking Groups Sponsored by the Cancer Resource Center
Friday Noon Group for Women - For women with any type of cancer and at any stage of treatment or recovery. Meets every Friday from Noon - 1:30. Cancer Resource Center (612 W. State St).
Thursday Evening Group for Women. For women with any type of cancer and at any stage of treatment of recovery. Meets every Thursday from 5:30-7:00. Cancer Resource Center.
Men's Breakfast Club. Meets every Friday. 8 - 9 am. Royal Court Restaurant. Men with any type of cancer, and at any stage of treatment or recovery are welcome.
Pat's Group: Living with Cancer as a Chronic Disease. For people with more advanced cancers. There are two monthly meetings - both from Noon - 1:30 at the Cancer Resource Center. The meeting on the first Thursday of the month is for people with cancer and/or their partners. The meeting on the third Thursday is just for the people with cancer. Lunch is provided.
Young Adult Group. For people 20-40ish with cancer. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 5:30 - 6:30 at the Cancer Resource Center. (Partners welcome).
Tompkins Prostate Support Group. Meets a few times a year for education programs and discussions related to prostate cancer. Men with prostate cancer are encouraged to attend the Friday Men's Breakfast Club (see above) and to call Brian Wilbur (607) 277-2404 for further assistance.
Our Gentle Yoga class is also of interest to many:
Gentle Yoga meets on Tuesdays 9:30-11:00am at Island Health & Fitness. A blend of stretching, relaxation, healing visualization, and meditation in a supportive group environment. For more information, contact instructor Nick Boyar at 607-272-2062 or email@example.com. The class is offered free of charge to those with cancer.
For more information about any of the above groups, contact the Cancer Resource Center at 277-0960.
Note that the Cancer Resource Center (612 West State St.) is open every Tuesday evening from 5-7 for anyone to visit and browse through our resources.