Winter 2018 Free Cancer Support Groups

Click here to view and download a PDF of the Winter 2018 issue of Health Connection. This information is on page 7.

When it comes to treating cancer for you or your loved one, you want the best experts by your side. Today, you have access to the most advanced cancer care right here in New Jersey.

Through our partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center, the No. 1 cancer center in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has taken cancer care in our region to a whole new level.

Preregistration is required for all programs. For full class descriptions or to register, visit events.CooperHealth.org or call 1.800.8.COOPER (1.800.826.6737).


US TOO Prostate Lecture Series
Presentations led by medical professionals on the diagnosis, treatment options, and management of prostate diseases.

Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Upcoming meetings:

  • February 6, 2018
  • May 1, 2018

MD Anderson Cooper – Voorhees
900 Centennial Boulevard, Bldg. #1
Suite L Conference Room
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Brain Tumor Support Group
For people with brain tumors and those who care about them. Latest information and an opportunity to meet other survivors.

Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Upcoming meetings:

  • January 3, 2018
  • February 7, 2018
  • March 7, 2018
  • April 4, 2018

Cooper Clock Tower
931 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Latino Cancer Survivors
Cancer information and support. Free refreshments and parking. To register and for more information, contact Virgenmina Lopez at 856.968.7092.

Tuesdays, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Upcoming meetings:

  • January 9, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • March 13, 2018
  • April 10, 2018

MD Anderson Cooper – Camden
Two Cooper Plaza, 400 Haddon Avenue
Room C4100
Camden, NJ 08103

LLS Multiple Myeloma Support Group
For myeloma patients and their loved ones.

Mondays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Upcoming meetings:

  • January 22, 2018
  • February 26, 2018
  • March 26, 2018
  • April 23, 2018

MD Anderson Cooper – Camden
Two Cooper Plaza, 400 Haddon Avenue
Room C1111
Camden, NJ 08103

Sister Will You Help Me
A breast cancer support group for women of color and faith. The group’s mission is to empower through knowledge, encourage through sisterhood, enlighten through faith, and bond through love.

Upcoming meetings:

Camden: Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • January 11, 2018
  • February 8, 2018
  • March 8, 2018
  • April 12, 2018

Cooper University Hospital
One Cooper Plaza
Roberts Pavilion, 10th Floor, Room 1014
Camden, NJ 08103

Willingboro: Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • January 4, 2018
  • February 1, 2018
  • March 1, 2018
  • April 5, 2018

Willingboro Public Library
220 Willingboro Parkway
Willingboro, NJ 08046

Women’s Cancer Support Group
The group will provide a space in which female cancer survivors can provide emotional support for one another, share experiences, and express feelings and thoughts. A facilitator will be on hand to help guide the discussion.

Upcoming Meetings:

Camden: Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • January 12, 2018
  • March 9, 2018

MD Anderson Cooper – Camden
Two Cooper Plaza
400 Haddon Avenue, Room C4100/4101
Camden, NJ 08103

Voorhees: Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • February 9, 2018
  • April 13, 2018

The Ripa Center for Women’s Health and Wellness
6100 Main Street
(GPS: 901 Centennial Boulevard)
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Look Good, Feel Better
A program offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society to help women undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment and regain a sense of self-confidence. Each participant receives a free kit of cosmetics.

Registration and Information:
American Cancer Society at 1.800.ACS.2345.

Upcoming Meetings:

Voorhees: Mondays, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • February 19, 2018
  • April 16, 2018

Cooper Clock Tower
931 Centennial Boulevard
Voorhees, NJ 08043

Camden: Mondays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

  • March 19, 2018
  • May 14, 2018

MD Anderson Cooper – Camden
Two Cooper Plaza, 400 Haddon Avenue
Room C1111
Camden, NJ 08103

Laryngectomy Support Group
(Formerly the Head & Neck Cancer Support Group)
A support group for people with laryngectomies and their loved ones.

Thursdays, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Upcoming meetings:

  • January 11, 2018
  • February 8, 2018
  • March 8, 2018
  • April 12, 2018

MD Anderson Cooper – Camden
Two Cooper Plaza, 400 Haddon Avenue
Room C1111
Camden, NJ 08103

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