patient groupPatient Groups
Mondays, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm   Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm   Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm     

There is no comparison between the experience of going through cancer treatment alone and having the same experience in the supportive company of others. Exchange information and share concerns and feelings with others who are facing the same challenges. Increase your awareness of methods of maintaining control over what may seem like an uncontrollable situation.
 
And orientation is required to attend the weekly support groups for patients.  Orientations are on Tuesdays at 11:00 am and Thursdays at 6:00 pm.
 
mens groupMen’s Group
Second Monday of each month, 6 – 7:30 pm
A support group for men to discuss issues unique to them and relating to their diagnosis. Available for men who have an active diagnosis of cancer or who are navigating survivorship.
 
This is a drop in group.  Orientation is not required.
 
young adultsYoung Adult Group
Third Monday of each month, 6 – 7:30 pm
A support group for young adults between the ages of 18 and 39 who are currently facing a diagnosis or navigating survivorship. This group focuses on the unique issues related to being a young adult with cancer.
 
This is a drop in group.  Orientation is not required.
 
survivorshipSurvivorship Group
Fourth Monday of each month, 6:00pm - 7:30 pm.
(Third Monday in the months of May and December due to holidays.)
 
Support group for survivors to address the lingering physical and emotional impact of the disease and long-term side effects of treatment.

This is a drop in group.  Orientation is not required.
 
bereavementBereavement Group
Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

 
This group is for those who are coping with the recent cancer related death of a loved one within the past 12 months. This group focuses on learning to live with loss and moving forward in life. 
 
Call Laura or Cristina for interview at 626-796-1083. Orientation is not required, by an interview is required.
 
childrens cornerChildren's Corner
Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

For children and teens, ages 5 to 17, that have a parent, grandparent or other family member with, or recently deceased from, cancer. Children’s Corner helps kids cope with the fear and anxiety that a cancer diagnosis can bring. Activities include art, music, yoga, guided imagery and lots of fun!
 
Registration and parent interview required: call Laura or Cristina at 626-796-1083 for more information.
 
friends and familyFamily & Friends Groups
Wednesday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm and Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Family & Friends groups include spouses, partners, parents, adult children, siblings, or close friends of someone with cancer. These groups focus on reducing stress through various skills, such as sharing ideas on supporting a loved one, the importance of self-care, and enhancing communication with loved ones. CSC recognizes that stress for family members can be as difficult as it is for the patient.
 
An orientation is required to attend the weekly family & friends support group.  Orientations are on Tuesday at 11:00 am and Thursdays at 6:00 pm.
 
 
 
lunch bunchLunch Bunch Breast Cancer Group
Thursdays, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women and when diagnosed early, is highly curable. This group is for women with early stage breast cancer and focuses on issues that are unique to breast cancer. Members are welcome to bring their lunch.
 
An orientation is required to attend this weekly support group. Orientations are held on Tuesday at 11:00 am and Thursdays at 6:00 pm.
 
grupo fuerza y esperanzaGrupo Fuerza Y Esperanza

Saturdays, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Todos los Sábados 12-2 pm

 
Weekly support group for Spanish speaking patients and family members.
Grupo de apoyo seminal para pacietes y sus familiares.
 
Orientation is not required to attend this group.