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Cancer support group meets Thursday

Original post made on Aug 22, 2012

Contra Costa Oncology will host a group that will provide a safe place to express and share thoughts, concerns and experiences for cancer patients from 10:30 a.m.-noon on the fourth Thursday of every month at Contra Costa Oncology (500 Lennon Lane, Walnut Creek.) The group is facilitated by Estee Goren, MFT. Call 399-1177.

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Comments (3)

Posted by Diane, a resident of Alamo
on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:42 am

Thank you for this information!

Does anyone know of a support group for the spouses/families and close friends (often primary caregivers) of those stricken with cancer?


Posted by Julia, a resident of Alamo
on Aug 22, 2012 at 11:00 am

Dear Diana, you sound like a person that is experiencing this awful situation.
Yes....there are many support groups. First check with medical center treating a family member or friend. They will give you a list of support groups that specifically handle care-givers and/or family members.

Julia Pardini from Alamo, California


Posted by Diane, a resident of Alamo
on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Julia -

THANK YOU so much! Have been searching local web sites to no avail.

I hope that you have found some comfort along the way.

Diane, Alamo


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