If you’re facing a major illness like cancer, you don’t have to go it alone. A support group can help. Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center is here to help you find the right group so that you can make new connections and get the help you need.
The free support groups listed below meet at the Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center, 11141-11143 Parkview Plaza Drive (Entrance 4), on the Parkview Regional Medical Center campus in Fort Wayne.
Friends and family are welcome, and free parking is available.
Conquering Breast Cancer
This group, sponsored by Parkview and Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, is for anyone who has – or has ever had – breast cancer. Presentations by guest speakers cover a variety of inspirational and health-and-lifestyle-related topics.
Meeting time: 6:30 – 8: 30 p.m., on the third Tuesday of the month
View upcoming dates and scheduled presentations or activities.
Ribbon Chicks Support Group
This group of women under 45 share and support one another through the unique challenges young women with a breast cancer diagnosis or treatment face. Any woman diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 40 is encouraged to attend, regardless of treatment stage.
Meeting time: 5:30 – 7 p.m., on the second Wednesday of the month
For information, contact:
Jen Will at Jennifer-Will2011@hotmail.com
Prostate Cancer Support Group
This group is sponsored by Parkview, Parkview Physicians Group-Urology and Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. It’s open to patients with a prostate cancer diagnosis. Please note that this group meets at the Parkview Women's Health Center. For more information, call Cancer Services at (260) 484-9560 or toll free at (866) 484-9560.
Meeting time: 6:30 – 8 p.m., on the first Thursday of the month
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma Group
This group is sponsored by Parkview, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. It’s open to patients living with any of these blood-and-bone-marrow-related cancers.
Meeting time: 10 – 11:30 a.m., on the second Wednesday of the month
Lymphedema Support Group
This group is open to all people who are living with lymphedema.
Meeting time: 6:30 – 8 p.m., on July 11 and November 14, 2013
Look Good…Feel Better
This group is sponsored by Parkview and the American Cancer Society. To obtain more information or to register, call the local office of the American Cancer Society at (260) 471-3911.
Better Than Ever
This sexual health support group is open to women with any gynecologic cancer. You can register to attend three one-hour sessions by calling (260) 266-9163.
Meeting time: 6 – 7:30 p.m., on April 15, 22, 29, 2013
For more information on these groups or specific information on locations, call (260) 373-3936 or (260) 266-9163.
View the wellness calendar at the Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center
Parkview Regional Medical Center
11143 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845