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Greater Philadelphia Area

Contact Ilana Benyosef, LSW at 610-276-3199 for more information.

  • *NEW* Blood Cancer Family Support group-Philadelphia Area
    This will provide blood cancer patients, families and friends in the Greater Philadelphia Area region with support, information, education and networking. When: The group will continually meet on one Wednesday of each month. Location: Hahnemann University Hospital. Light refreshments and complimentary valet parking will be provided. Registration is required. Please contact: Tameka Jackson-Leung, MSW at (215) 762-3433 or tameka.jackson-leung@drexelmed.edu
  • *NEW* Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group - Philadelphia
    ?The Multiple Myeloma Networking Group? provides information and support to multiple myeloma patients and their caregivers; family, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend.  When: The group meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 1:30 to 3:30 PM in Philadelphia, PA. the group is facilitated by a LLS approved licensed clinician. Interested patients should call Ilana Benyosef 610-238-0360 ext. 6781 to obtain further information.
  • *NEW* Blood Cancer Family Support Group - Philadelphia
    Open to all who have been touched by a blood cancer. Provides supportive and educational resources. Guest Speakers on various occasion meetings. When: 2nd Thursday of the month at 2:00pm. Location: Abramson Cancer Center. Facilitated by a licensed oncology nurse and social worker. Interest individuals please call Peg Rummel at 215-615-0535 or Joyce Mitchell at 215-615-0536 to register for the group.
  • Blood Cancers Networking Group-Bucks/Montgomery County-Gilda's Club
    Open to all who have been touched by a blood cancer. Provides supportive and educational resources. When: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm. Location: Gilda's Club. Facilitated by a licensed social worker. Please call Nicole Dicicco at 215-441-3290 or nicole@gildasclubdelval.org
  • Family/Caregiver Support Groups-Bucks/Montgomery County-Gilda's Club
    Family and Friends Networking: Dinner and Discussion provides a safe and comfortable place for family and friends of people with cancer to share experiences and concerns regarding their unique situation. Dinner is provided. When: 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm and is sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Location: Gilda's Club. Registration is required. Facilitated by a licensed social worker. Please call Nicole Dicicco at 215-441-3290 or nicole@gildasclubdelval.org
  • Lymphoma Support Group-Conshohocken
    Provide all types of lymphoma patients, families and friends with support, information, education and networking. When: 1st Tuesday of the month at 6PM. Location: LLS EPA Chapter Office (group does not meet in June, July & August.) Please call Nancy Chhum at 610-276-3199
  • **"Living with Loss" - Warminster/Bucks/Montgomery County**-Gilda's Club**
    Hosted by Gilda's Club Delaware Valley. Any adult who has lost a loved one to an illness is welcome to call about the group. Pre-registration is required. When: 1st Tuesday of the month from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Location: Gilda's Club. Facilitated by a licensed social worker. Please call Marianne Wolfe at 215-441-3290 x103 or Marianne@gildasclubdelval.org

Lehigh Valley/Northeastern PA Area

Contact Ilana Benyosef, LSW at 610-276-3199 for more information.

  • Blood Cancer Family Support Group-East Stroudsburg
    Open to anyone coping with a blood cancer regardless of where treatment is received. When: Third Tuesday of the month at 6PM. Location: The Dale & Frances Hughes Cancer Center. The group is facilitated by a social worker and nurse and offers support and education.  Guest speakers on various topics are scheduled throughout the year. 
  • Young Adult Networking Group
    If you are a young adult with cancer, you do not have to be alone. Join us every month and meet other young adults in your community who are surviving cancer and who understand your concerns. When: Third Tuesday of the month at 6PM. Location: Braveheart Pub, Hellertown, PA
  • Spanish Support Group / ¡Una Réunion!: Grupo de Apoyo Latino -  Allentown
    Circulo de Cuidado (en español)  Un grupo social para la comunidad de habla hispana, sobrevivientes de cáncer, sus amistades y familiares. Fecha: Tercer viernes de cada mes, 11:30am. Lugar: Lehigh Valley Hospital 17th y Chew, Community Wellness Center.
last updated on Friday, August 22, 2014
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