Patient Resources

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Cancer Support Groups

Support group meeting locations and times change occasionally - please call to confirm the details.

The Hollings Network
Patient-to-patient telephone support program that pairs newly diagnosed cancer patients with survivors. Contact Diane Aghapour at 843-792-6966 or aghapour@musc.edu.

Caregiver Support Group
Meets the second Tuesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 pm in the Women's Pavilion (Hollings Cancer Center, 2nd floor).

A Story of Her Own
Six-week writing program for gynecological cancer survivors led by MUSC Writing Center faculty member. FREE. Hollings Cancer Center. Lisa Kerr at kerli@musc.edu.

Other community support groups:

Cancer Support Programs
Periodic programs on nutrition, pain, music therapy, relaxation and library at ACS Hope Lodge, Calhoun Street and Ashley Avenue.  Call Sundi for information: 843-958-0930.

Look Good Feel Better
American Cancer Society program to renew self-esteem and confidence for women facing cancer. Second Monday of the month, 2:00 to 4:00 pm at various locations.  Call to register at 1-800-827-9279.

Mt. Pleasant Cancer Support Group
All survivors and caretakers are welcome! Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church "Cancer Club" "Where Hope Happens" meets every fourth Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the Parlor, September - June.  This support group is for all types of cancer.  Located at 301 Hibben Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464  843-884-4612.  Please contact Rev. Thomas Herrington for more information: therrington@mppc.net.

East Cooper Breast Cancer Support Group
Meets last Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at East Cooper Hospital, 1st floor classroom, Mt. Pleasant, SC. Periodic speakers. Dinner provided. Call Penny at 843-881-9499.

Breast Cancer Survivors Group
Meets last Monday of the month, 5:30-6:30 pm. Speakers & support. Roper Hospital, conference room 1, 316 Calhoun St, Charleston. Free parking.  Elizabeth McCabe at 843-724-2794.

US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group
Meets the first Tuesday of the month at Bethel United Methodist Church, 57 Pitt Street, Charleston. 7:00 to 9:00 pm. For information, call Bob Strobel 843-766-9360 or Ned Adams 843-556-0260. Visit www.ustoo.org or send e-mail to ustoo@ustoo.org.

Ostomy Club
Mary Coffin at 843-556-8986  www.uoa.org.

Ovarian Cancer Support Group
Lunch Bunch – Meets the first Tuesday of the month at various restaurants. For more information, Janet Bartku at rbartku@aol.com or Janet Rigdon, 864-325-6296, jrigdon@scovariancancer.org

Expressions of Healing
6-8 week support program of art, music and creative writing held in the Fall and Spring. Tuesdays, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Roper Hospital. For more information and registration, call Barbara Mack at 843-720-8343.

Rise Sister Rise
African-American breast cancer survivor 16-week program for coping and life style changes. Held in the spring and fall. Cherry Seabrook, 843-722-6245, charseabrook@aol.com.

2nd Chance
Cancer survivors.  Meets fourth Monday of the month, 7 pm at 166 St. Margaret St. Cherry Seabrook at 843-722-6245.

New Image After Breast Cancer
Meets third Tuesday of the month at 7 pm at Summerville Medical Center. Janice Nations, 843-303-2590, jansambri@msn.com.

 
 
 

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