The Cancer Association of Anderson hosts several support groups for cancer patients, such as the 1 in 8 Breast Cancer Support Group, shown above. Our patient newsletter goes out monthly listing meeting times and programs, as well as other news of interest to cancer survivors. Email or call us to be added to our list.
1 in 8 Breast Cancer Support Group meets second Mondays at 6:30 in the "King Arthur Room" at Raines on Main.
The Sexy Broads Support Group for women with cancers "below the waist," including reproductive, colorectal and urological, meets second Wednesdays at 2 p.m. at the CAA office.

"Heads Up" is a new support group to meet the needs of cancer patients that are or have battled head, neck, throat and thyroid cancers. The kick off meeting took place on December 13 from 1 - 5 pm at CAA and featured speakers such as Dr. T. Julian Way! The regular meetings will be lead by Andra Looper, who is a thyroid cancer survivor as well as Stephanie Fielding, an oncology research nurse who was also a caretaker for a family member who battled cancer.
The Upstate Monarchs Lymphedema Support Group meets  the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Cancer Association. For information, email, or call 214-6006. The Anderson contact is Kathy Garraty at 225-6784 or email
 Read about the Upstate Monarchs in the Anderson Independent Mail:
In addition to these groups, AnMed Health hosts support groups for men with prostate cancer (Man to Man, meets third Mondays at 6:30 p.m.) and for patients with any cancer diagnosis (every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.),  at the AnMed Health Cancer Center, 2000 E. Greenville Street. We list these meetings in our monthly patient newsletter.


Cancer Association of Anderson

215 East Calhoun Street
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: 864-222-3500
Fax: 864-222-3502

Office Manager:
Community Outreach:

CAA is not affiliated with or supported by the American Cancer Society.