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: March 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, August 23, September 27, October 18, November 29, December 20
  • 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.