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.

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

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 10, 4-5:30 p.m. Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group, Aimee Fant, Executive Director for Little Red Door

March 9, 4-5:30 p.m. - Coffee and Canvas with Artist Kameron Robinson (please RSVP by March 2 to 765.683.3291)

April 13, 4-5:30 p.m. - Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group, Greeting Card Class, Margie Vandergraff, GC-C Chaplain/Bereavement Coordinator (please RSVP by April 6 to 765.683.3291)

May 11, 4-5:30 p.m. - Advanced Directives, Sister Sarah Schmitt, c.s.c, Center for Spiritual Care

June 8, 4-5:30 p.m. - Relay for Life participant information/preparation

No Meeting July

August 10, 4-5:30 p.m. - Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group, Adult Coloring Therapy

September 14, 4-5:30 p.m. - How to Manage Stress and the Fear of Recurrence, Connie Kellum, MA, LCSW, The Anderson Center

October 12, 4-5:30 p.m. - Hands and Hearts Breast Cancer Support Group Color Me Pink Celebration

November 9, 4-5:30 p.m. - Update on Screening Guidelines, T.J. Krasun, MBA, Senior Manager, Hospital Systems, American Cancer Society

December 14, 4-5:30 p.m. - Holiday Survivorship