Cancer Support Groups

I CAN Support Groups

Empowering Strength Over Cancer

St.Vincent Anderson Regional is pleased to announce the creation of I CAN Support Groups, dedicated to helping individuals learn important information about cancer, its management and prevention. The events are open to current cancer patients and survivors, their caregivers and supporters, as well as anyone interested in learning about cancer.

Included in the I CAN Support Groups is the Hands and Hearts breast cancer support group, which is attended by cancer survivors and those who are currently undergoing treatment.

Location:
The Cancer Center
Erskine Medical Office Building, Suite 100
2020 Meridian Street, Anderson

Schedule:
The educational support groups in March, May, September, November and December are of interest to all cancer patients, survivors and others interested in information about cancer. Registration may be required for some activities. For more information, please call 765-646-8358.

FEBRUARY 8, 4-5:30pm Adult Coloring Therapy with Sister Sarah Schmitt, c.s.c, Center for Spiritual Care, sponsored by Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group

MARCH 8, 4-5:30pm Coping with Treatment Side Effects - Dr. Praveen Ranganath, Hematologist, Medical Oncologist

APRIL 12, 4-5:30pm Mindfulness Practices - Jerry Butt, Director for Spiritual Care

MAY 10, 4-5:30pm Relay for Life participant information/preparation

JUNE 14, 4-5:30pm Women’s Cardiac Risk Clinic - Angie Howald, AGPCNP-BC and Natalie Kiplinger, Team Lead SVMG Anderson Cardiology sponsored by Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group

NO MEETING JULY

AUGUST 9, 4-5:30pm Art Therapy, Pottery demonstration with Artist Kameron Robinson

SEPTEMBER 13, 4-5:30pm Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group

OCTOBER 11, 4-5:30pm Color Me Pink Celebration (please RSVP by October 6th to 765-683-3291) sponsored by Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group

NOVEMBER 8, 4-5:30pm Coffee and Canvas Painting (please RSVP by November 1st to 765-683-3291)

DECEMBER 13, 4-5:30pm Holiday Survivorship