SUPPORT GROUPS

Take advantage of the many wonderful cancer support groups developed by compassionate individuals and groups who strive to create caring community space to express your fears and gain insight into your healing journey. 


Anna Jaques Hospital 
Anna Jaques Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group:  
Whether you have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer or are a longtime survivor, we invite you to join the Anna Jaques Hospital breast cancer support group. This is a gathering where you can meet and discuss your situation with others who have faced similar issues. We join together to share our experiences, triumphs, challenges, and our friendship. 

From initial discovery through treatment and beyond, breast cancer impacts our lives in many ways. The breast cancer support group can make a positive difference whenever you need it. 

The group meets on the last Thursday of the month from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. 

For more information,  contact Raelene Kukane at 978-462-8300. 

Cancer Support Group Surviving and Thriving
Anna Jaques Hospital welcomes individuals and families affected by cancer to join the free monthly support group. The group is open to anyone coping with a cancer diagnosis so that they can spend time with others facing similar situations. The group provides ongoing support, encouragement and friendship.   

Finding Support in our Time of Loss (bereavement)
AJH Cancer Center (waiting room)


Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness - GNOCA
GNOCA support group for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer, is at 10am the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the YWCA, 13 Market Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 

For more information contact: Deb Green 978 225-6700 0r info@ocawarness.org


Hallmark Health Care Cancer Center Support Groups  
Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center in Stoneham  

The Tufts Medical Center Cancer Center in Stoneham offers hematology and oncology care, infusion services and laboratory services in partnership with Hallmark Health. The expert care teams, including the physicians, nurses and support staff, are augmented with Tufts MC Cancer Center resources and specialists. 


Hope And Friendship  
Living with metastatic breast cancer support group located in Wilmington, MA.


Lahey Hospital and Medical Center 
Classes for support and education are offered at various sites for Breast Cancer, Blood Cancer and others. See website for specific information on site location and a contact for a each program. All classes are free to cancer patients. 


Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center
This is a social group for patients and family members who have been affected by cancer in some way. 

The Prostate Cancer Support Group offers support, education, and resources for men with prostate cancer. Newly diagnosed patients are encouraged to attend. Support person is also encouraged to attend. 


Mass General North Shore  
A wide range of integrative workshops and support groups. 

The Mind Body Program for Cancer is designed to supplement your medical treatment by giving you tools to cope with the stress of cancer, make informed choices about treatment, and maintain hope.  This ten-week program meets Monday afternoons for two hours. It is covered under most mental health insurance plans. 


Merrimack Valley Hospice
Learning to Live with Loss (bereavement)


Merrimack Valley Hospice
One Stitch at a Time
Craft centered support group
Merrimac Valley Hospice House
Call 978-552-4537 to register


North Shore Medical Center  
North Shore Medical Center offers a cancer support group, Healing with Hope 


NSMC Union Hospital
Receive support, understanding, guidance, and education to help you stay strong and positive. 


Winchester Hospital

Offers a variety of free support groups to help their patients with cancer and their families.