Cancer Support Groups

The cancer support groups are brought to you by the Walnut Creek Cancer Support Community and John Muir Health.

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Brain Tumor Support Group

This session provides support and guidance to patients with brain tumors and their families. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month Time(s): 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Breast Cancer Support Group

A support group for women coping with breast cancer. Guest oncology experts present information and group support provides tools to assist in coping and sharing experiences. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 2nd and 4th Thursdays Time(s): 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Breast Cancer (Metastatic) Support Group

This drop-in group is for people with metastatic breast cancer. It is a place to talk about fears and hopes, effects on friends and family members, and how to live well with uncertainty. It is also a place to share information and exchange support in a warm, understanding environment. Facilitated by Ilene Scharlach, PhD. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 3rd  Wednesday every month Time(s): 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Colorectal Cancer Group

This session provides support and guidance to colorectal cancer patients and their families. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 2nd Wednesday of every month Time(s): 4:00 to 5:30 PM

Grupos De Apoyo Emocional en Espanol: Nuevos Dias y Lugares?

(Spanish-speaking Cancer Support Group) Los grupos estan localizados en Pittsburg, Martinez, San Pablo y Walnut Creek. Si necesita un grupo de apoyo en español, por favor llame Cyndi Lezcano al Phone: (800) 556-0477 Date: Los Viernes De: 12-2 pm

Gynecologic & Oncology Cancer Support Group

A support group for women with a diagnosis of a gynecologic malignancy. The session is facilitated by a psychologist. A gynecology oncology nurse also participates and provides information regarding treatment. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): First and third Thursdays of each month Time(s): 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Kids Circle and Teen Talk Cancer Support Group

This session provides support for children, adolescents and their parents who are coping with cancer. Young children participate in a group activity while teens and parents meet in separate groups. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 2nd Saturday of every month Time(s): 10:00 to 1:00 PM

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Support Group

A support and educational group for leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by an experienced oncology nurse and a psychologist. Location: John Muir Medical Center-Walnut Creek Campus, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Phone: (925) 952-2797 Date(s): 1st Thursday of each month Time(s): 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Life after Cancer

This session provides support to patients and their families who have completed treatment and are looking to a new life after cancer. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month Time(s): 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Lung Cancer Group

This session provides support and guidance to lung cancer patients and their families. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): 1st Wednesday of every month Time(s): 4:00 to 6:00 PM

Lymphedema Support Group

This session provides support and guidance for individuals and their families coping with Lymphedema. Meets every other month with no meeting in July. Location: John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus, Pacheco Room, 2540 East Street, Concord Phone: (925) 674-2125 Date(s): 2nd Saturday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Nov) Time(s): 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Group

A support group for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Guest oncology experts present information and group support provides tools to assist in coping and sharing experiences. Call to register. Location: Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Website Phone: (925) 933-0107 Date(s): Wednesdays Time(s): 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM