Cancer Support Groups and Classes
Legacy Cancer Institute provides a range of cancer support groups and classes to help you and your family through the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of cancer. These provide ongoing education, activities and emotional support for individuals whose lives are touched by cancer. Our holistic approach sets us apart, because we understand that you have a life, not just a diagnosis.
Click here for the full list and details of free cancer classes, programs and support groups for July - December 2018 and how to register.
Classes are offered at a variety of times and locations. Our events are canceled on the following days: New Year’s, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Day. If schools in the area are closed due to inclement weather, groups will be canceled.
Movement, exercise and mind/body classes
- Expressions of Healing: Art and Community
- Felting Workshop
- Finding Center: Art Making for Mindfulness and Stress Reduction
- Poetry for Healing: A Writing Workshop for Healing from Cancer
Movement and Exercise
- Step into Fitness: A Nutrition and Exercise Program
- Pilates for Individuals with Cancer
- Qi Gong/T'ai Chi for Individuals with Cancer
- Yoga for Individuals with Cancer
*Before attending a movement or exercise class, please have your doctor fill out a Physician Release Form. Bring the completed form with you to your first class.
See the full list and descriptions of free cancer classes, programs and support groups for patients and their families here.
Cancer support groups
Legacy sponsors a range of support groups for those dealing with the effects of cancer and most groups are open to family and friends. The support groups listed below are held at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.