Support Groups for Women With Cancer

Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. They are offered in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, and by toll-free teleconference. For a complete calendar of groups at all locations, visit http://www.supportconnection.org

Advance registration is required for all groups; call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

The following support groups are scheduled Westchester in January:

AT THE SUPPORT CONNECTION OFFICE IN YORKTOWN:

  • Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: Tues., Jan. 24, at 7 pm.
  • Advanced Stage or Metastatic Cancer Support Group: For women living with recurrent, advanced stage, or metastatic breast or ovarian cancer: Fri., Jan. 20, at 12:30 pm.

BY TELECONFERENCE:

For those unable to attend groups in-person, there are monthly Telephone Support Groups via toll-free teleconference, enabling women to participate regardless of their location and from the comfort of their homes. Call a few days ahead to learn how to participate.

The Advanced Stage or Metastatic Breast Cancer Telephone Support Group will take place on Mon., Jan. 2 at 8 pm (NY time). The Ovarian Cancer Telephone Support Group will take place on Wed., Jan. 11, at 8 pm (NY time).