Archive for Thursday, September 15, 2011

Cancer Support Group forming at Providence

September 15, 2011

Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., in partnership with the Providence Ball YMCA, will offer a Cancer Support Group for patients and their families in the Kansas City, Kan. community who are facing the physical and emotional challenges of living with cancer.

The group’s first meeting will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Providence Ball YMCA, 8601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., with subsequent meetings going on the third Tuesday of each month.

Members of the Providence Cancer Care Team will facilitate each meeting, which will include an educational speaker and an opportunity to network and talk with others attending.

For individuals living in the Leavenworth and Lansing communities, St. John Hospital, Leavenworth, also offers a cancer support group, which meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the Mother Xavier Ross Room.

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