These groups are intended to provide support by meeting others who have been impacted by cancer. In these groups you can expect to explore new ways of dealing with the stresses of cancer and ways to become an empowered advocate for yourself. Our support groups are all facilitated by licensed mental health professionals.



Family Connect

  • 3rd Thursday of every month, April 20, May 18, June 15; 6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • A support program for families who are experiencing cancer with children ages 5-18.  Dinner provided together from 6-6:30, then split into separate professionally facilitated support groups for parents, teens 13-18, and kids 5-12.

Cancer Support Group

  • 3rd Tuesday of the Month
  • At Sun Health Grandview Terrace Rehabilitation Center – 14505 West Granite Valley Drive, Sun City West, AZ 85375
    April 18, May 16 and June 20, 9:30 – 11:00 am
    This professionally facilitated support group is open to anyone dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Explore ways to deal with stressors of the diagnosis and find support with others in a caring environment.

Cancer Support Group

  • 1st Monday of the Month
  • At Benevilla Sun City West Location – 13576 West Camino Del Sol, #22, Sun City West, AZ 85378

    April 3, May 2, and June 5, 9:30 – 11:00 am

    This professionally facilitated support group is open to anyone dealing with a cancer diagnosis.  Explore ways to deal with stressors of the diagnosis and find support with others in a caring environment.

Let’s Talk – Breast Cancer Learn & Support Group

  • 3rd Saturday of every Month, 10:00 – 11:30 am
  • Join us each month as we tackle a topic related to breast cancer in this professionally facilitated support group.  Meet others who are experiencing similar situations and share tips to support each other.  Topics are:

    • April – Body Image
    • May – Dealing with Estrogen Blockers
    • June – Lymphedema

Weekly Participant and Family Support Groups

  • Day and Evening Options Available
  • These professionally-facilitated weekly support groups are for people with cancer and a separate group for family, friends and caregivers.  Explore new ways of dealing with the stresses of cancer and learn techniques to become partners with your healthcare team.  A brief interview is required to determine appropriate group placement.  Please call (602) 712-1006.

Surviving and Thriving

  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month, 1:00-2:30 pm
  • April 11, 25; May 9, 23; June 13, 27

    A support group for those who are more than 18 months’ post cancer treatment who are looking to support one another as you move into a new phase after a cancer diagnosis.

Coalition of Blacks Against Breast Cancer Meeting

  • 3rd Sunday of each month, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Get reliable information and support for black breast cancer survivors.  Open to those diagnosed as well as their family and friends.  The CBBC was founded by a Mayo Clinic physician and Administrator.

     

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  • or call 602-712-1006

Cancer Specific Learn & Support Groups

  • Various Times and Dates
  • These professionally-facilitated monthly support groups are for those diagnosed with a specific cancer to find support and learn from one another. Discuss aspects of living with cancer, treatment options, side effect management and survivorship. Open to family and friends. Current Learn & Support Groups include: Breast, Carcinoid, Lung, Multiple Myeloma, Ovarian, Pancreatic and Prostate.

     

    • Breast: April 15, May 20, and June 17, 10:00-11:30 am
    • Carcinoid: April 8, May13, and June 10, 12:30-2:30 pm
    • Lung: April 8, May 13, and June 10, 12:30-2:00 pm
    • Multiple Myeloma: April 6, May 4, and June 1, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Ovarian: April 15, May 20, and June 17, 10:00-11:30 am
    • Pancreatic: April 8, May 13, and June 10, 10:00-11:30 am
    • Prostate: April 13, May 11, and June 8, 6:00 – 7:30 pm