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Family Support Groups - Lower Plains

Local LLS Support Groups

Omaha Community Family Support Group · IN-PERSON* MEETING
Meets: The first Thursday of the month, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This gathering offers support and education for adult patients with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and other blood cancers. Family members, caregivers, and friends are also encouraged to attend.
Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, 8303 Dodge Street, Suite 303, Omaha, NE
Parking is available on the south side of the Estabrook Cancer Center in the general parking lot.
Facilitators: Teresa Mason, MSW ( and Kathy Cameron, BSN, RN (
To attend this group, please register at the All Events Near You.

*It is highly recommended that all blood cancer patients or other immunocompromised individuals check with their healthcare provider before attending this event. Research conducted by LLS and others has shown that some blood cancer patients do not get optimal protection from COVID-19 vaccination and may continue to have heightened susceptibility to contracting and becoming ill from COVID-19. While at the event, we urge our community to respect anyone’s choice to continue to take precautions like masking or social distancing. 

Other Local (Non-LLS) Support Group

Des Moines 
Meetings held the second Thursday of every month (5:15 pm)
Location: John Stoddard Cancer Center, 4th floor conference center, Des Moines, IA
Facilitators: Kathy Hunnicutt, RN, BSN and Gina Mandernach, RN.