Cancer Support Groups Serving Doylestown and the Community
Doylestown Health's Cancer Institute offers cancer support groups at the hospital or through community-based regional programs. We offer a wide range of services, educational resources and social activities including:
Doylestown Hospital Cancer Support Groups
Hospital-sponsored groups meet at Doylestown Hospital or at the Health and Wellness Center in Warrington, PA. Individuals who are diagnosed with or affected by cancer are welcome to attend. Groups cover various topics including living with cancer, life after cancer treatment, managing treatment side effects and bereavement support.
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Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia at Doylestown Hospital (formerly Gilda's Club)
Cancer Support Community at Doylestown Hospital is a free membership program for anyone affected by cancer. The club is part of the Delaware Valley chapter and provides support groups; networking, educational and social activities; seminars; post-treatment survivor services and much more. The Cancer Support Community office is located in the hospital, near the Main Lobby. Look for the club’s signature “Red Door!”
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Young Women’s Cancer Survival Coalition
The Young Women’s Cancer Survival Coalition helps young women with cancer face the unique challenges that affect them, such as higher mortality rates, fertility and childcare issues, and the possibility of early menopause. The group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia, 200 Kirk Road, Warminster.
The American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society’s Bucks/Chester/Delaware/Montgomery Unit, headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, offers support programs and services to suburban Philadelphia communities including:
- Look Good Feel Better provides free support groups, personal consultations and self-help guides for women and men. This program provides tips and practical solutions for improving self-image and personal appearance related to the side effects of chemotherapy or radiation treatments.
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- Reach to Recovery, a volunteer visitation program, helps women and men cope with their breast cancer experience from diagnosis and treatment through survivorship. Reach volunteers are breast cancer survivors specially trained by the American Cancer Society. Their goal is to help other women facing breast cancer understand and cope with the physical, emotional and cosmetic changes related to their disease and treatment. For information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345).
- I Can Cope is a free, online educational program for people facing cancer, their families and friends. Topics include managing treatments and side effects, healthy eating during and after treatment, communicating with family and friends, finding resources, and more. Visit the American Cancer Society at cancer.org for online support resources.