• I am looking for a local (in person) support group... Anyone know of any in the area?

    Asked by twill on Friday, February 8, 2013

    I am looking for a local (in person) support group... Anyone know of any in the area?

    7 Answers from the Community

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    • nancyjac's Avatar

      Ask your oncologist. Most have a list of local support groups.

      over 3 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar

      Looks like you are close to Philly - if there are no groups in your immediate area see what's on offer there. here's a link to a page that list groups

      over 3 years ago
    • CAS1's Avatar

      local hospitals with cancer centers may have small support groups. They might even have the information listed on their web sites. I too am trying to find just a couple of people I could have coffe with from time to time.Its not easy to find.

      Keep your eyes open for a movie..check its site.."Awaken the dragon within" ..This is an awsome support movie for anyone with cancer.

      over 3 years ago
    • IKickedIt's Avatar

      I have heard wonderful things about this organization, the former Wellness Center in Germantown: http://www.cancersupport-phila.org/ They have a Lung Cancer Networking meeting tomorrow.

      Have you checked into Virtua, Kennedy or Fox Chase for support groups? Or perhaps at Penn or Jefferson.

      over 3 years ago
    • Johneen's Avatar

      I have also been looking in my area but don't see any. I am in the cherry hill area, if you want to email me. [email redacted]

      over 3 years ago
    • MaryTD777's Avatar

      I had tried a few times to find local support, and as long as you are not looking for lung cancer specific, you can find something pretty close. Lung only... not so much and that's why I'm here. There are 2 Gilda's Clubs in NJ ~ Each over 90 minutes from me :-(

      Many hospitals and cancer centers run something, but again, not just for lung cancer.

      It looks like we have 3 NJ lung cancer women right here... it also looks like email addys get redacted here, so not sure how we can start any private chats, but please do keep me in mind. I am not sure where you are, but I am not far from Toms River.

      Johneen, you too!

      over 3 years ago
    • MaryTD777's Avatar

      OOOooops, sorry, all the stoooopid buttons on the left ( FB, Tweet etc) helped me miss that you are male ~ I just went by the photo / avatar... SORRY!

      over 3 years ago

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