Cancer Support Groups

A Breast Cancer Support Group

That helps women address issues that surface after a diagnosis of breast cancer, meets the third Monday of every month from 1:30-3:30pm at Highland Hospital in Room 8414. Free.
(925) 933-0107

A Lesbians with Cancer Support Group

Meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month from 6-8pm at WCRC, 5741 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. This is a peer-based support group for lesbians with various types of cancer.
(510) 559-9601

A Newly Diagnosed Cancer Support Group

Meets from 1:30-3:30pm the first Monday of every month at Highland Hospital in Room 8414.
(925) 933-0107

Breast Cancer Connections Open House and Q & A Session

Every Thursday evening from 5:30pm to 7pm, in an informal setting, a community physician or nurse addresses medical questions and concerns of breast cancer patients and their families. A therapist facilitates and staff/volunteers are available to connect you with other resources. No appointment or RSVP required. The Project is located at 390 Cambridge Ave. Palo Alto, 94306.
(650) 326-6686

Cancer Treatment and Nutrition Support Group

Cancer patients wanting nutritional education and support can join peers in an ongoing support group meeting the 2nd and 4th Mondays at Community Health Resource Center, 2100 Webster Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, from 10:30-11:30am.
(415) 923-3155

Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Women with recurrent/chronic ovarian cancer have the opportunity to talk with and gain support from other women who share similar experiences. Free. Women’s Health Resource Center, 3698 California St., Lobby Level, San Francisco.
(415) 600-0500

Support Group for Women with GYN Cancer

Women with any type of gynecological cancer are welcome. Free. Women’s Health Resource Center, Lobby Level, 3698 California St., San Francisco.
(415) 600-0500

Womankind Breast Cancer Support Group

If you have been diagnosed with, are in therapy for, or in recovery from breast cancer, you may participate in this support group. Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 5-7pm. St. Mary’s Medical Center, 450 Stanyan St., San Francisco.
(415) 750-5775

Women’s Cancer Resource Center

Offers many FREE support groups to women with cancer and their loved ones: African-American Women with Cancer; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Friends and Family (English or Spanish); Latinas with Cancer (in Spanish); Post-Treatment Group; Teens Whose Parent/Guardian Has Cancer.
(510) 420-7900