Support Groups

If you have cancer, you may find comfort in the support of others who know what you are experiencing. Premier Health offers the following support groups to help you manage the emotional and psychological demands of cancer.

Cancer Care Support Groups

These groups program offer support to all people whom cancer affects. No matter your specific disease site, whether you are currently undergoing treatment, or you are a survivor or a caregiver, you are welcome to attend. Typical meetings offer an opportunity to share and connect with others and guest speakers on topics such as community resources, exercise, nutrition, and diagnosis and treatment updates.

Atrium Medical Center

The group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 p.m. at Atrium Medical Center,in classroom 5A on the fifth floor of the Professional Building. The classes are also offered virtually via video/telephone conference for those who cannot or do not wish to travel to the hospital. For more information, call (513) 974-6873(513) 974-6873.

Miami Valley Hospital South

The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. at Miami Valley Hospital South Comprehensive Cancer Center, Tree of Hope Room, on the second floor. For more information, call (937) 438-7880(937) 438-7880(937) 438-7880

Sharing Our Strength (SOS)

You are invited to a breast cancer support group held at Miami Valley Hospital North on the third Monday of the month, at 6 p.m., in the Education Center, located inside the Main Street entrance. A typical meeting offers a guest speaker for the first hour and an opportunity to share and connect with others during the second hour. Topics vary. They include lymphedema, Q & A with an oncology physician or nurse practitioner, community resources, genetics, clinical trials, and diagnosis and treatment updates. Contact (937) 734-6117(937) 734-6117.

Ostomy Support Group

The Ostomy Support Group offers education, support, and sharing experiences and insight into living with an ostomy. Family members or others are welcome. This group meets at the Upper Valley Medical Center Cancer Care Center on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Call (937) 440-4706(937) 440-4706 for more information. 

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Contact Us

Our cancer team is here for you. Our cancer specialists have access to nationally recognized cancer care protocols and best practices, since Premier Health is a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Our patients benefit from advanced local care backed by the world-renowned expertise of the nation’s leading cancer center. 

Call the Premier Health cancer hotline at (844) 316-HOPE(844) 316-4673 (4673), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to connect with a Premier Health cancer navigator.