Support Groups Banner

Cancer Support Groups

HOPE (Helping Ourselves Physically and Emotionally) support group is designed for current cancer patients undergoing treatment, survivors, and caregivers. The group aims to provide new information and topics to better one’s quality of life and also provide social support.
Meetings are usually held every other month on the second Thursday of the month from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. 
Call 330-480-2203 for information and to register for the meetings.
BEACON is a Trumbull County support group linking breast cancer patients with other women who have had a similar breast cancer diagnosis. Support is provided to help breast cancer patients address the emotional, physical and social issues related to disease and treatment. Sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners and supported the American Cancer Society. Meetings are held the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm at the St. Joseph Cancer Center. No Meetings January or July.
For more information call 1.800.227.2345

FOCUS (Friends Offering Compassionate Understanding Support)
is a Mahoning County Breast Cancer Support Group. Sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners and supported the American Cancer Society. They meet the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7pm at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital. No Meetings July or August.  
For more information call 1.800.227.2345

Look Good Feel Better
is for women experiencing appearance-related side effects from chemotherapy or radiation treatment from any form of cancer. The program provides information and hands-on instruction on makeup and skincare and suggestions for using wigs, turbans and scarves. The program is free of charge and offered in collaboration with the American Cancer Society. For more information call 1.800.227.2345.

H2O (Helping to Overcome) -
is a support group for patients and families and focuses on providing an educational and supportive experience. Meetings are held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, alternating between the St. Joseph Cancer Center and the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center at St. Elizabeth. For more information and/or dates and locations, call 330-480-3181.