East Bay Cancer Support Groups

Click on a support group to learn more.

Brain Tumor Support Group
Breast Cancer Support Group
Breast Cancer (Metastatic) Support Group
Colorectal Cancer Group
Spanish-Speaking Cancer Support Group
Gynecologic & Oncology Cancer Support Group
Kids Circle & Teen Talk Cancer Support Group
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Life After Cancer
Lung Cancer Group
Lymphedema Support Group
Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Group


Brain Tumor Support Group

This session provides support and guidance to patients with brain tumors and their families. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month

Time(s):
7:00 to 9:00 PM


Breast Cancer Support Group

A support group for women coping with breast cancer. Guest oncology experts present information and group support provides tools to assist in coping and sharing experiences. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
2nd and 4th Thursdays

Time(s):
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Breast Cancer (Metastatic) Support Group

This drop-in group is for people with metastatic breast cancer. It is a place to talk about fears and hopes, effects on friends and family members, and how to live well with uncertainty. It is also a place to share information and exchange support in a warm, understanding environment. Facilitated by Ilene Scharlach, PhD.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
3rd  Wednesday every month

Time(s):
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM


Colorectal Cancer Group

This session provides support and guidance to colorectal cancer patients and their families. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
2nd Wednesday of every month

Time(s):
4:00 to 5:30 PM


Grupos De Apoyo Emocional en Espanol: Nuevos Dias y Lugares?

(Spanish-speaking Cancer Support Group)
Los grupos estan localizados en Pittsburg, Martinez, San Pablo y Walnut Creek. Si necesita un grupo de apoyo en español, por favor llame Cyndi Lezcano al

Phone:
(800) 556-0477

Date:
Los Viernes De: 12-2 pm


Gynecologic & Oncology Cancer Support Group

A support group for women with a diagnosis of a gynecologic malignancy. The session is facilitated by a psychologist. A gynecology oncology nurse also participates and provides information regarding treatment. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
First and third Thursdays of each month

Time(s):
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Kids Circle and Teen Talk Cancer Support Group

This session provides support for children, adolescents and their parents who are coping with cancer. Young children participate in a group activity while teens and parents meet in separate groups. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
2nd Saturday of every month

Time(s):
10:00 to 1:00 PM


Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Support Group

A support and educational group for leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by an experienced oncology nurse and a psychologist.

Location:
John Muir Medical Center-Walnut Creek Campus, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Phone:
925) 952-2797

Date(s):
1st Thursday of each month

Time(s):
7:00 to 8:30 PM


Life after Cancer

This session provides support to patients and their families who have completed treatment and are looking to a new life after cancer. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
925) 933-0107

Date(s):
2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month

Time(s):
6:00 to 8:00 PM


Lung Cancer Group

This session provides support and guidance to lung cancer patients and their families. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
925) 933-0107

Date(s):
1st Wednesday of every month

Time(s):
4:00 to 6:00 PM


Lymphedema Support Group

This session provides support and guidance for individuals and their families coping with Lymphedema. Meets every other month with no meeting in July.

Location:
John Muir Medical Center-Concord Campus, Pacheco Room, 2540 East Street, Concord

Phone:
(925) 674-2125

Date(s):
2nd Saturday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Nov)

Time(s):
10:00 to 11:30 AM


Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Group

A support group for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Guest oncology experts present information and group support provides tools to assist in coping and sharing experiences. Call to register.

Location:
Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Website

Phone:
(925) 933-0107

Date(s):
Wednesdays

Time(s):
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM