Breast Cancer Support Group

When: First Wednesday of the month: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

Breast cancer survivors and the women in their lives who support them are invited to attend this monthly gathering. For more information, call 847-618-4968. Registration not required.

Crafts and Cancer Support Group

When: Every other Thursday: 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

This group is open to anyone affected by cancer. It’s a place where you can crochet, knit, make jewelry, embroider, cross-stitch, scrapbook, etc. If you are new to crafts, tips and guidance will be shared. This is a relaxed group and will allow you to work at your own pace, either on a new or existing project. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about various crafts as you share and enjoy the company of others. For more information, call 847-618-4968. Registration not required.

Guided Imagery for those Affected by Cancer

When: Tuesday evenings once a month: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

This group is for cancer survivors, and their loved ones, who are looking to increase their sense of well-being, balance and comfort. This group is open to those who are newly diagnosed, going through treatment, have completed treatment or have a loved one with cancer. Join us for relaxation techniques and visualization. For more information, call 847‑618‑4968. Registration not required.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

When: Fourth Thursday of each month: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

This support group is for anyone with head and neck cancer (cancers inside the mouth, nose or throat) and their family and friends. For more information, call 847‑618‑4968. Registration not required.

When: Second Wednesday of each month: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

A support group for those with blood-related disorders, their families and friends. The group discusses issues related to leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and any other blood-related disorders. The group is co-sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For more information, call 847‑618‑4968. Registration not required.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Support Group

When: Third Tuesday of the month: 1:30 pm–3:00 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

This support group is open to all MDS patients, their families and friends. The group provides opportunities to exchange thoughts and ideas on dealing with MDS. The group is co-sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF) and the MDS Foundation. For more information, call 847‑618‑4968. Please note that this group does not meet in November and December. Registration not required.

Pancreas, Hepatobiliary, Esophageal, and Gastric Cancer Support Group

When: First Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Where: NCH Radiation Oncology (lower level of the hospital)

This support group is open to all MDS patients, their families and This support group is for anyone with pancreas, liver, bile duct, esophageal or stomach cancer, as well as their family and friends. For more information, call 847‑618‑4968. Registration not required.

Survivorship Class Series

These classes are open to anyone diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones. Whether you are still in treatment or have been out of treatment for years, these classes are for you. View the schedule to find the next upcoming class. For more information, call 847‑618‑4968.

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