Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Networking Groups
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 Share your concerns, learn and connect at our Networking Groups.

These groups are designed for attendees with similar diagnoses or life situations to meaningfully connect with others who "get it", share stories and information helpful on the cancer journey,and develop support networks.  Family and friends are welcome to attend where indicated.

All Support and Networking Groups are free, led by licensed facilitators, and funded in part with generous donations from the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer, Missouri Baptist Healthcare Foundation, St. Louis Service Bureau, Macy’s, Nordstrom,  Gertrude & William A. Bernoudy Foundation, Ameren, Moneta Charitable Foundation, The Saigh Foundation, Lung Cancer Connection and the Arenberg Family.

Groups are not open for observation at any time and are only for people with a cancer diagnosis
and, where indicated, their loved ones.

  Contact 314-238-2000 for more information

 

Click here for our list of Networking Groups for April, May & June 2015 Including Featured speaker dates and topics

  
Bereavement Networking Group
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1st Thursdays monthly 6:30-8:00 pm

Location: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

This new drop-in group is a place for adults and their family members to connect with others who are dealing with the loss of a friend or family member from cancer. 
 
Drop in, no reservation necessary.

This group is made possible by Missouri Baptist Healthcare Foundation.

 

  
Brain Tumor Monthly Networking Group
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3rd Thursdays monthly 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

 

A caring environment in which to learn about and discuss issues associated with brain cancer: memory, cognitive losses and challenges, communication, and the impact on family. Family and friends welcome.

Drop in, no reservation necessary.

  
Breast Cancer Monthly Networking Group
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4th Wednesdays monthly 5:30-7:00 PM 

RSVP preferrred (light dinner)

                                   

Location:

Mercy Hospital St. Louis, David C Pratt Cancer Center,  

607 S. New Ballas Rd, Suite 1440, 63141

 

An educational and emotionally safe group in collaboration with Mercy Hospital St. Louis - for women newly diagnosed and survivors, female family and friends. Focus is on education and discussion of relevant issues such as fear of recurrence, intimacy, body image concerns, reconstruction, and weight management.

 

RSVP to 314-238-2000 or register online here.

 

Directions to Mercy Hospital St Louis, David C Pratt Cancer Center:
 
  
Colorectal Cancer Monthly Networking Group
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2nd Mondays monthly 6:30-8:00 pm

Location: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

Designed for those affected by colorectal cancer, this group provides a forum for discussion and education on issues associated with colorectal cancer like lifestyle changes, body image, sleep, diet, post-surgery issues, etc.
Family and friends welcome.

 

Drop in, no reservation necessary.

  
Gynecological Cancers Monthly Networking Group
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Third Mondays monthly 6:30-8:30 pm

Location: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

 
An active nurturing support group that shares information and discusses pertinent issues such as nutrition, coping skills, fear of recurrence, intimacy challenges, and genetic concerns.
For women, newly diagnosed and survivors, and their female family and friends.

 Drop in, no reservation necessary.

This group made possible by Macy's.

  
Lung Cancer Networking Group
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Lung Cancer Networking Group!

1st Thursday evening of each month, 6:00 - 7:30pm


Location: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

Group begins with Q & A  provided by an oncology nurse, followed by group sharing and support. A nurturing environment in which to learn about and discuss coping skills, disease management, and quality of life during and after treatment, among other issues.

 
Drop in, no reservation necessary.
 
This group made possible by a generous donation from Lung Cancer Connection.
 

 

  
Next Step Connection Monthly Networking Group (Formerly Survivor Networking Group)
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4th Thursdays monthly 6:30-8:00 pm 

Location: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131


Connect with others who are finished with treatment or on maintenance treatment and are empowering themselves to get back into life. A guest speaker will be present every other month to address the many issues related to survivorship.   Discussion will follow. 

 

Drop in, no reservation necessary.
  
Ann Arenberg Pancreatic Cancer Monthly Networking Group
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4th Thursday of each month, 1:00 - 2:30pm

Location: Siteman Cancer Center West County
10 Barnes West Drive, Creve Coeur, MO 63141     
Medical Office Building 2,  2nd Floor Conference Room

 

Attendees exchange stories, treatment tips, and share concerns re: quality of life, intensity of diagnosis, nutritional issues, etc.  Family and friends welcome.

Drop in, no reservation necessary.
 
This group made possible by the Arenberg Family.

 

 

  
Prostate Cancer Monthly Educational Networking Group
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First Thursday each month • 6:30 – 8:00 PM    

 

                                    


Location:

Mercy Hospital St. Louis, David C Pratt Cancer Center,  

607 S. New Ballas Rd, Suite 1440, 63141

This group features speakers and follow-up discussions on important topics such as treatment options, quality of life, incontinence, intimacy concerns, and fear of recurrence.

Drop in, no reservation necessary.

Directions to Mercy Hospital St Louis, David C Pratt Cancer Center:
 

This group is part of the UsTOO Prostate Education & Support Network.

 

    

 

  
*** Please note: Weekly and Networking Support Groups are not open for observation at any time.
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