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Cape Cod Cancer Support Groups

General Cancer Support

Haven for Healing
Haven for Healing offers a free weekly cancer support "clinic" for cancer patients in which "body workers" volunteer their time and expertise offering complimentary massage, Asian body work treatments and Reiki. After treatments the participants gather for informal discussion.
Every Friday 10 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Haven for Healing
184 Jones Road, Falmouth, MA 02540
By appointment only. Contact: Shelly Levin 508-563-5722

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Cancer Support Group
2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Victory Parish
230 Main Street, Centerville, MA 02632
Contact: Mary Lees 508-771-1106

Faith-Based Cancer Support Group
A faith-based cancer support group open to all faiths for individuals with cancer and their family/friends. Ongoing throughout the entire year. No pre-registration needed. The group starts with Mass service, then refreshments and conversation downstairs in the church hall.
3rd Wednesday of each month, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saint Elizabeth Seton Church
481 Quaker Road, North Falmouth, MA 02556
Contact: Reverend Arnold Medeiros 508-563-7770

Living Each Day
Offered by Cape Cod Healthcare, this is an ongoing support group open to people who have all types of cancer and their family/friends. Walk-ins are welcome, but it is best to call ahead.
4th Tuesday of each month, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Cape Cod Hospital
27 Park Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Contact: Karin White 508-862-5302

4th Friday of each month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Falmouth Hospital, Clark Cancer Center conference room
Contact: Jeffrey A. Gaudet 508-862-7571


Women with Cancer Support

HOW Helping Our Women
Every Monday 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Provincetown Senior Center
26 Alden Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
Contact: Irene Rabinowitz 508-487-4357

Cancer Talk/Support & Survival Group for Women
A support group offered by the Cape Cod Women's Cancer Collective open to women of all ages with any form of cancer. Occasionally guest speakers will address the group. This group also sponsors a scholarship program for students of families living with cancer.
Every Thursday 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
VNA of Cape Cod
434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660
Contact: Jane Chase 508-432-1452


Caregiver Support

Caregivers Surviving Cancer
For family members, partners, spouses & friends proviging a safe, supportive place to share sadness, joy, stress & frustration.
2nd Tuesday of each month, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Cape Cod Hospital: Cape Cod Five Room A in the Lorusso Conference Center. (Close to the Mugar Entrance)
Contact: Jeffrey Gaudet 508-862-7571

Well Spouse Association
Well Spouse is a national, not-for-profit membership organization, giving support to wives, husbands and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.
3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Rehabilitation Hospital of Cape Cod and the Islands
311 Service Road, E. Sandwich, MA 02537
Contact: Gil Martin 508-833-2833


Breast Cancer Support

Breast Cancer Support Group
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Falmouth Hospital
(Maternity Conference Room)
100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA 02540
Contact: Nancy Ferzoco 508-457-3669

Breast Cancer Survivors with Recurrent or Metastatic Disease
1st Wednesday of each month, 3:00 p.m.
Cape Cod Hospital
Lorusso Conference Center
(Cape Cod 5 Room)


Support for Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Survivors

Cape Cod & Islands Chapter of SPOHN
3rd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Falmouth Hospital
(Clark Cancer Center Radiation Oncology Conference Room)
Contact: Jeffrey Gaudet 508-862-7571


Support for Laryngectomy

Nu Voice Club of Cape Cod
A support group sponsored by the Yarmouth Council on Aging. It is an informal self-help (discussion format) support group for individuals with laryngectomies and their spouses. Constituents can call for more information and walk-ins are welcome.
2nd Thursday of each month, 11:00 a.m.
South Yarmouth Senior Center
528 Forest Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Contact: Stephen Peer 508-349-1673


Prostate Support

4th Tuesday of each month, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Cape Cod Hospital
27 Park Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Contact: Karin White 508-862-5302


Lymphoma, Leukemia and Myeloma Support

4th Thursday of each month 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mashpee Health Center
3 Industrial Drive, Mashpee, MA 02649
Contact: Jeff Gaudet 774-454-4301


Ostomy Support

Ostomy Clinic
Free wound, ostomy and continence nursing support for children and adults with new or established stomas (both urinary and intestinal).
1st Wednesday of each month, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
VNA Cape Cod - Falmouth
67 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA
Contact: 508-957-7476 for an appointment

Ostomy Clinic
Free wound, ostomy and continence nursing support for children and adults with new or established stomas (both urinary and intestinal).
2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
VNA Cape Cod - South Dennis
Cranberry Plaza, 434 Route 134, Bldg G
South Dennis, MA
Contact: 508-957-7476 for an appointment


Last Revision: May 14, 2011