Support Groups

Cancer Connections:dr-grant-mcfadden

Cancer Connections is a monthly educational and networking meeting held at HealthStreet for cancer healthcare professionals, cancer patients/survivors/caregivers. Anyone who is involved in the care or treatment of cancer patients or who provide a service to them is welcomed to join us.

  • When: 2018 dates
  • Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Where: HealthStreet 2401 SW Archer Road
  • Contact: HealthStreet 294-4880

Healing Touch:

  • When: 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Where: Trinity United Methodist Church* 4000 NW 53 Ave
  • Contact: Marcey Corey at 352-331-2960 or Margie at 386-462-9592

*Healing Touch is a non- denominational spiritual support group for all cancer patients, survivors, friends and family.

Alachua County Prostate Cancer Alliance

  • When: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Where: HealthStreet 2401 SW Archer Road
  • Contact: Braxton Linton at (352) 372-6005 for information

Cancer Survivor Support Group

  • When: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month
  • Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Where: Keystone Heights United Methodist Church
    • 4004 FL-21 (back enterance)
  • Contact:SUE WILSON-STERN, ARNP @352-682-2292  OR  JENNIFER PRITCHETT, LMHC @ 352-475-1255

Whether you are newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment or have successfully navigated cancer and have moved on; please join us.  This group is professionally led by a Nurse Practitioner (cancer survivor) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.

UF Health Breast Cancer Support Group

  • When: 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  •  Where: UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
    • 1500 SW Archer Rd, Room: 8011
  • Contact: Pamela Clevenger, RN at (352)265-7070 or clevep@shands.ufl.edu

*Breast cancer patients, survivors and their families and friends are welcomed to attend. Participants will learn from and support others who have been affected by breast cancer during open discussions.

Mind Matters

A Neuro-Oncology Education & Resources Group is facilitated by the UF Health Neuro-Oncology team. The goal of this group is to provide valuable information to brain cancer patients and their supporters, connect patients with professionals who may assist with the journey of cancer treatment and survival and to build a community of participants who will support and learn from each other.

  • When: 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Where: HealthStreet 2401 SW Archer Road
  • Contact: Ciara Anderson @ (352) 273 6980