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  • Support Groups

  • Sometimes the best sources of strength and comfort during difficult times are others who share your concerns. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, a support group may be helpful.

    Chemo Angels
    A program that matches patients (both adults and children) with a friend with similar interests who will offer support.
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    I Can Cope - Cancer Support
    7 p.m., first and third Tuesday of each month
    Library, Newport Hospital
    For more information, call 401-845-1590.

    "Uplifters" Breast Cancer Support Group
    7 p.m., second Tuesday of month.
    Rhode Island Hospital Co-Op Care Building
    Call Bev Levin at 401-724-8327 for additional information

    Parents Support Group
    4 - 5:30 p.m. every Thursday
    Hasbro Children's Hospital Parents Lounge, fifth floor
    Call Fred Barbosa at 401-444-3062 for additional information

    Teen Support Group
    Last Friday of each month
    Hasbro Children's Hospital
    Call Fred Barbosa at 401-444-3062 for additional information

    Sibling Support Group
    For siblings of children being treated for cancer or other chronic illnesses
    Call Deborah Labato, child and family psychiatry, at 401-793-8993

    Parent Bereavement Support Group
    For any parent who has lost a child from cancer
    6 - 7:30 p.m.
    Ronald McDonald House, Providence
    Call Rachael Bloch at 401-444-9737 for additional information

    Pediatric Oncology Education Series
    For parents, family, friends of pediatric oncology patients
    Held monthly
    Contact Donna Cambio at 401-444-7436 for more information

    Speaking with Children About Cancer
    For parents, family and friends of cancer patients who are finding it difficult to know what to say to their children and other loved ones about cancer
    Meetings held by appointment
    Call the Lifespan Health Connection at 401-444-4800 or 800-927-1230 to schedule an appointment.

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    Bereavement Support Groups