Cancer Support Groups through Dorcy Cancer Center
Studies have shown that people who become active in a support service have improved outcomes with cancer treatment and experiences. St. Mary-Corwin fully encourages cancer patients and their families to seek out support services in their local communities. The following support groups, co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society, are offered at the Dorcy Cancer Center:
- A.B.C. (After Breast Cancer): Come and join us for a time of sharing, encouragement, education and support. This group is especially designed for women who have had breast cancer. A.B.C. meets every Thursday from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm in the Healing Arts room in the Dorcy Cancer Center. Call 719-557-5510 for more information.
- CanCervive for all cancers: If you or someone you know has been touched by cancer, this group is for you. CanCervive meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 1:30 pm in the Dorcy Cancer Center. Education, support, and coping strategies will be addressed in a caring, supportive and confidential environment. The group facilitator is a Master's prepared Psychiatric Nurse with over 20 years of experience. Call 719-557-5423 for more information.
- CancerFit is a program designed to develop and support quality, cancer specific exercise programs for survivors in a healthy, medically supervised and positive community environment. Call 719-557-4750 for more information.
- Southern Colorado Us TOO Chapter: Men you are not alone, you now have a specific prostate Cancer Support Group. Us Too meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Dorcy Cancer Center from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Bring your spouse or friend, refreshments and snacks are provided. Call 719-557-5889 to RSVP or for more information.
For more information on the support groups offered at the Dorcy Cancer Center, call 719-557-5525.