At the Tri-Cities Cancer Center, we offer a variety of support groups for those touched by cancer. Support groups offer a safe environment for patients, families, and friends to receive information, learn coping skills, help reduce anxiety, and share common concerns.
Breast Cancer Support Group
1st and 3rd Friday of each month
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
This group is for women of any age who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Support is available from the time of diagnosis throughout your cancer journey.
2nd Wednesday of each month
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Call (509) 737-3432 for location.
Warrior Sisterhood is committed to empowering local women with cancer or a cancer-related diagnosis. There’s no age requirement to join, but many women in the group are trying to balance a job, family and busy life along with their cancer treatments and recovery. Visit our webpage here!
Lymphoma/Leukemia-Multiple Myeloma Support Group
4th Thursday of each month
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Supportive conversation and sharing for patients, family members and caregivers for those who have been or are diagnosed with Lymphoma or Multiple Myeloma.
Laryngectomee Support Group
1st Sunday of each month
1:15 to 3:00 p.m.
Support for laryngectomees, those with head and neck cancers and their families. Concerns such as speech, swallowing and taste are addressed by a Speech-Language
Men’s Cancer Support
Individual appointments with a trained volunteer and/or staff member can be arranged by calling (509) 737-3400.
Ovarian Cancer Together Support Group
1st Wednesday of each month
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Ovarian cancer patients and survivors meet to talk, find friends and have fun.
Ask a Dietician
1st Tuesday of each month
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
A monthly meeting for cancer patients and their loved ones to learn more about nutrition and its role in the fight against cancer, maintaining health during treatment and cancer prevention overall.
Ask a Pharmacist
Appointments available in the afternoon the first Tuesday of each month. Call (509) 737-3427 for a 15 or 30 minute appointment.
An opportunity to have a professional review or your medications and supplements, focusing on optimal cancer treatment or recovery.
Cancer Support Group
1st and 3rd Thursday of each month 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Call (509) 737-3450.
A support group that is appropriate for anyone touched by cancer; patients, loved ones, caregivers, family or friends. This gathering is designed to bring people together with unique challenges or concerns who can provide each other with encouragement, comfort and advice.
An educational and supportive program for children ages 7-14 who have a significant adult in their lives who has been diagnosed with cancer. Call (509) 737-3400.
Telephone Support Groups
Caregivers Telephone Support Group
This FREE telephone support group is offered by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to anyone who is caring for a patient with cancer.
This is a six week series from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. PST.
Please call for dates and to register:
Washington & Alaska Residents: (206) 957-4575 or (888) 345-4572 ext. 115
Idaho & Montana Residents: (208) 658-6662 or (866) 357-9051
Pancreatic Cancer Telephone Support
There are opportunities to connect with pancreatic cancer survivors and caregivers, attend support groups and educational meetings, and request assistance with financial or insurance issues. Call (877) 272-6226 or visit the PanCAN website at www.pancan.org/Patient/Support/inPersonSupport.html
Regional Support Groups
Columbia Basin Ostomy Support Group
A volunteer based health care organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions (colostomies, ileostomies and urostomies).
Individual and family support are also available through our Chaplains at (509) 737-3400 for patients and their family members touched by cancer.