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Supporting Your Fight Against Cancer at Southcoast Health

If you are a cancer patient or survivor, we want to do everything that we can to help you keep fighting for your best health. That’s why at Southcoast Health, we offer a variety of support groups and outreach programs to help patients feel encouraged and that they’re not alone.

Interested in one of our cancer support groups in Fall River or Fairhaven, MA? Browse through the days and times below to see what might be a good fit for you, then check out our events calendar and Look Good … Feel Better to see how else you can get involved.

Cancer Support Groups in Fall River & Fairhaven, MA

We offer cancer support groups at both of our Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care locations.

Fall River

Groups meet at the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in Fall River, located at the Prospect Street entrance of Charlton Memorial Hospital, in the radiation oncology conference room.

  • Breast Cancer Support Group West
    • For patients with a breast cancer diagnosis.
    • Meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Support for the Supporters
    • For caregivers of patients with cancer.
    • Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Introductions West
    • For patients with any cancer diagnosis who are beginning treatment or in active treatment. Loved ones are invited.Meets on the third Thursday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
  • Lung Cancer Support Group
    • For patients with lung cancer diagnosis.
    • Meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

If you wish to participate in any of these groups, please contact the Oncology Social Worker at (508) 973-7810.

Fairhaven

Groups meet at the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care in Fairhaven, located at 206 Mill Rd., in the second floor conference room.

  • Breast Cancer Support Group East
    • For patients with a breast cancer diagnosis.
    • Meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
  • Introductions East
    • For patients with any cancer diagnosis who are beginning treatment or in active treatment. Loved ones are invited.
    • Meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
  • Multiple Myeloma, Leukemia & Lymphoma (MLL) Support Group
    • For patients with a diagnosis of multiple myeloma, leukemia and lymphoma. Loved ones are invited.
    • Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Post Treatment Group
    • For patients with any cancer diagnosis who are no longer in active treatment.
    • Meets on the first Thursday of each month from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Post Treatment Group II
    • For patients with any cancer diagnosis who are no longer in active treatment.
    • Meets on the first Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

If you wish to participate in any of these groups, please contact the Oncology Social Worker at (508) 973-3074.

Southcoast Health is dedicated to helping patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery by providing resources and support groups throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.