SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

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Re: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

Postby Candyys03 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 11:26 pm

No I don't but The American Cancer Society is in many Countries.
If you have them in Australia give them a call and they should be able to help you.
Also check any cancer clinics or hospitals in your area that may have a support group.

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Re: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

Postby tomkat1974 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:52 pm

Has anyone had a colonospy with a nerve block and not a seditive. I dont like being knocked out nor do I have anyone to drive me home.

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Re: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

Postby annettam » Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:58 pm

For anyone living in or near Leesburg, FL, I would like to list our support group:
Lake County Ostomy Assn.
member of UOAA
MEETINGS are the 3rd Sunday of the month....September through May..we do not meet June, July & August
TIME: 2 PM. unless other activity is held like our Holiday party and spring picnic
PLACE: WESLEYAN CHURCH 335 tOMATO Road, Leesburg, FL If you need directions, please call me at 352-399-2964

I am the secretary and newsletter person for our group. Come and join us..We have a social time after the meeting is over where you can
socialize with other ostmates. You are welcome to bring a friend with you. Please feel free to join us. This is the place where ostomates
can share their problems and concerns or just enjoy each other's company. We have a WOCN nurse at every meeting. :D

Come join us on October 20th if you're in the Leesburg FL area.

Annetta Motsinger

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Postby katsheba » Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:10 pm

I attend the Ann Fry Cancer Support Group in Denison, TX. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ann-Fry-Cancer-Support-Group/301754838078

It's a lovely little group!
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Postby dpilato » Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:15 pm

What - Colons and Semicolons of East Alabama

A group formed for people who are affected by colorectal cancer in the East Alabama area.
This is an informal group where can learn, love, and heal. We will periodically have speakers (when others want to hear a specific topic), but we usually just sit around and share our stories.

When - Every 2nd "number two" Monday of the month from 5:30-7:00 pm

Where- East Alabama Medical Center Health Resource Center

Contact information - Denise Pilato email address ... denise.pilato@eamc.org

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Postby JayLo969 » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:09 am

Central Alabama - Jefferson County area:
Semi- Colon Club sponsered by Rumpshaker, Inc.

Meetings held every 3rd Thursday 6:30 - 8:00 PM at American Cancer Society - 1100 Ireland Way, Birmingham, Alabama 35205

Contact: Jacky Turner - jacky.turner@rumpshaker5k.com.
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Postby chronain » Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:54 pm

Apparently the closest support group to me is 110 miles away. Really looking for something closer to the upper valley VT/NH area. Anyone know of anything at all?

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Postby John212 » Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:01 pm

Chicago - Northwest Suburbs

Men With Cancer support group
Meets at Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights (800 W. Central Road)
Time: 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Open to all men with any cancer and survivors
62 y/o male at dx
1/14/14 - colonoscopy shows tumor
1/28/14 - colon resection; dx T3N1 distal sigmoid cancer
2/19/14 - insert chemo port
3/18/14 - begin 12 rds FOLFOX w/ 5FU
2/05/15 - 1st time NED

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Postby genny_d » Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:22 am

Here are the dates for the first 6 months of group meetings for 2015.
We meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at Texas Oncology on Balcones, from 5:30 to 7p.m. The schedule is set forth below:

January 27
February 24
March 24
Apri 28
May 26
June 23

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Postby Dress In Blue Girl » Wed Mar 04, 2015 3:41 pm

NEW Washington State Group.

1st Wednesday of every Month at Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland, Washington Location Halvorson Cancer Center. Green room 1270
7 -9 pm

This group is a joint venture run by Cancer Lifeline / Colon Cancer STARS

It is a drop in group ,patients and caregivers welcome.

March 2015 group is having a speaker Oncologist to talk about GI Asco.
Come ask your questions.

Hope to see you there. Anita
anita

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avastin till Jan 2007
port out July 2007

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Postby jemmy » Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:58 am

Dress In Blue Girl wrote:NEW Washington State Group.

1st Wednesday of every Month at Evergreen Hospital, Kirkland, Washington Location Halvorson Cancer Center. Green room 1270
7 -9 pm

This group is a joint venture run by Cancer Lifeline / Colon Cancer STARS

It is a drop in group ,patients and caregivers welcome.

March 2015 group is having a speaker Oncologist to talk about GI Asco.
Come ask your questions.

Hope to see you there. Anita
Do you have any website?

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Re: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

Postby Dress In Blue Girl » Wed Mar 11, 2015 11:25 am

Yes, http://www.colonstars.org We are in the middle of building a new website, at this time.

Tonights Seattle group!!!
anita

IV feb 2005 colon resection,
folfori w/avastin,
Aug 2005 liver resection/rfa to get rid of 8 liver tumors
Sept 2005 folfox w/avastin NED!!!!
avastin till Jan 2007
port out July 2007

Be the change you want to see in the world

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Postby Littlelisa654 » Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:05 pm

Is there any support groups in kingston Ontario? Canada

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Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley, PA

Postby yiayia » Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:27 pm

Cancer Group: Monday 6:30-8:00 PM
Caregiver Group Monday 6:30-8:00 PM

Also offer Qigong, T'ai Chi, Yoga, Danse Orientale, Journaling, Jewelry Making, Creative Expression, Bereavement Group, Healthy Cooking, Groups for specific types of cancer, Yoga Nidra and Pranayama. Lots of programs for kids with cancer and kids with family members with cancer.

944 Marcon Blvd, Suite 110
Allentown, PA 18109
610-861-7555
Info@cancersupportglv.org

This place has been a true gift to both DW and me. They have chapters all over the country.
Caregiver to wife
Dx CC Stage 2B Labor Day 2014
T3N0M0 Stage 2B Resection 9/14
XELODA 10/15-2/15 - F/U Colonoscopy 2/15: Clear
Resume Xeloda 3/15, 3 more cycles.
Endoscopy 7/15: Clear. PET Scan 8/15: CLEAR! NED! Some concern @CEA Level
10/15: CEA rising. 11/15 CT Clear. CEA still rising.
2/16: 1 yr colonoscopy: Clear. CEA still rising.
3/16:CT shows hydronephrosis, 3/16: PET lights up - Recurrence
4/16: Nephrostomy, begin Folfox

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Re: SUPPORT GROUPS - Local Nationwide Please List Yours!

Postby dianetavegia » Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:43 pm

For all types of cancer:
Our Journey of Hope at churches nationwide and trained by Cancer Treatment Centers of America. My group (I'm a Care Minister) is at my church at Ephesus Baptist Church in Villa Rica, Georgia and is open to any cancer patient or family/ caregiver. No church affiliation required.
Stage IIIB cc surgery 1/7/09. 5/17 nodes. 12 tx FOLFOX
Stage IVa 2/15/12. CEA 6.4 PET = 1.5cm liver met. HR 4/11/12 No chemo

Eight yrs, 10 months since original dx. Five yrs. 7 months post liver resection.
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