Support groups are designed to allow patients, families, caregivers and friends an opportunity to discuss concerns, ask questions, and express feelings. The groups are facilitated by healthcare professionals and may include a patient and family counselor, chaplain, oncology nurse manager or social worker.
There is no charge to participate and most groups do not require pre-registration.
1 in 8+ Support Group
This group started out as a group of breast cancer survivors and supporters and eventually grew into a support group for women with any type of cancer. Give and get emotional support, understanding and friendship with others who have survived the cancer that affects one in eight American women.
Date: 3rd Monday of every month, 6:30 pm
Location: Raines on Main restaurant, downtown Anderson, 312 S Main Street, Anderson, SC
This collaboration between the Cancer Association and Life Choice offers a series of free educational seminars with varying topics from nutrition to legal aid to caregiver needs. All videos can be viewed on our Facebook page. Well-Fit also includes eight-weeks of exercise at the Life Choice facility. Call 864-222-3500 for schedule.
The Sexy Broads
The support group for women with cancer’s “below the waist”! If you have had a reproductive, gastrointestinal, urologic or other below the waist cancer, please join this fun, caring group of women.
Contact: 864-221-2864 or 864-353-0513
Cancer Care 101
New patients can attend orientation to learn about available and potential cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy through AnMed Health’s Cancer Care 101 program as well as resources that are available throughout the community.
Date: Every Wednesday 10am to 12pm, and every Thursday 2pm to 4pmn
Location: AnMed Health Cancer Center Conference Room, 2000 E Greenville Street, Anderson
Surviving the Journey
This group is for all cancer patients regardless of their diagnoses or treatment status. Patients, family members caregivers and friends are all welcome to attend.
Date: Every Wednesday, 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: AnMed Health Cancer Center Learning Center, 2000 E Greenville St, Anderson
A support group for family or friends that are grieving the death of a loved one.
Date: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 2pm to 3pm
Location: AnMed Health Cancer Center Conference Room, 2000 E Greenville St, Anderson