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Greater Portland/Vancouver Area

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

We offer emotional support and information for women and their families who are coping with diagnosis, treatment and recovery from gynecologic cancers.

This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 12 noon - 1:30 pm.

Comprehensive Cancer Center
2nd Floor Conference Room
Good Samaritan Hospital
1130 NW 22nd Ave.
Portland (parking available in garage #3)

If you have questions, please contact Kate Leonard, Ph.D., facilitator, at 503-292-9873 or Legacy Outpatient Cancer Services at 503-413-7753.

"Girls Night Out" Potluck & Emotional Support for Breast, Ovarian & Other Women's Cancer

This is a monthly potluck gathering for women with breast, ovarian and other women's cancers in Gladstone, Milwaukie, Oregon City and rural areas in Clackamas County.

This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Providence Milwaukie Hospital
Mother Bernadette Conference Room
10150 SSE 32nd Avenue
Milwaukie
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Hosted by Breast Friends and the SHOC Foundation. Contact Hanni Borgens at borgens2@comcast.net or Sharon Sullivan at sharonsullivan@juno.com for more information.

Support Group for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

This group gives young adults affected by cancer the opportunity to share their experiences in a supportive environment. Social Workers from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate conversation and address questions about emotional issues and coping strategies.

  • Get support designed to meet the unique needs of young adults with cancer.
  • Connect with other young adults who are currently in treatment and post treatment.
  • Get updates on activities, resources, and services designed just for young adults.

This group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. 

Compass Oncology East
5050 NE Hoyt Street, Suite 257
Portland

This event is FREE and open to the public. Snacks will be provided. Please call Nora Larson 503-231-2610 to RSVP.

Making Today Count: A Support Group for Women Living with Metastatic Cancer

A safe place to discuss difficult issues, coping strategies, and ways to enhance quality of life with other women who truly understand. Call Pat Schwiebert at 503-706-6583 or Carolyn Hammett, at 503-750-7870.

This group meets every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

18th Avenue Peace House
2116 NE 18th Avenue, Portland, 97212

Registration is required! Call Pat to attend.

Woman's Advanced/Metastatic Cancer Support Group

Pink Lemonade Project and Legacy Salmon Creek have partnered for this support group for women living with advanced cancer or cancer that has metastasized. This will be a safe and supportive time to share with others who are on a similar path. Learn tools for coping from facilitators, guest speakers, and each other.

This group meets on the last Thursday of every month, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital
Main Hospital. 3rd Floor. Rooms 3C & 3D
2211 NE 139th St Vancouver. WA 98686

Bend, OR

Ovarian Cancer Support Group

This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 1 - 3 p.m. January ONLY the meeting will be from 2-4 pm.

Starbucks
61470 S Hwy 97 (across from Fred Meyer)
Suite T-8
Bend, OR

For more information, contact Linda Lynch at lindalynch@bendbroadband.com, 541-588-2545.

Corvallis, OR

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

Project H.E.R. is a comprehensive cancer services program that provides education, patient navigation, mentorship, and support programs to cancer patients in the Mid-Willamette Valley.

Our Gynecologic Cancer Support Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Regardless of where you are in your treatment and recovery program, this support group provides a safe place for you to share your experiences and hear from others who are also dealing with a diagnosis of a gynecological cancer.

Corvallis Clinic Asbury, Conference Room A
368- NW Samaritan Dr.
Corvallis

For further information, you may contact: Parker Cochran Outreach Coordinator Parker.Cochran@corvallis-clinic.com 541-768-2375 Kathy Nepper RN, OCN Nurse Navigator Kathy.Nepper@corvallis-clinic.com 541-768-2376

Eugene, OR

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

This is a support group of gynecologic cancer survivors that meets on the 2nd Monday of each month from 10:30 - 11:30.

Willamette Valley Cancer Institute, Community Room
520 Country Club Rd.
Eugene, OR

For further information you may contact Amberdawn Krupicka at 541-683-5001 ext 1073

Living With Cancer

This is a support group for patients and caregivers that meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 4:30 - 5:45.

Willamette Valley Cancer Institute, Community Room
520 Country Club Rd.
Eugene, OR

For further information you may contact Amberdawn Krupicka at 541-683-5001 ext 1073

Oregon Cancer Foundation Support Group for Women with a Gynecologic Cancer

This group meets once a month on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Oregon Cancer Foundation
2296 Oakmont Way
Eugene, OR

Contact person is Katie Burke: katie@oregoncancerfoundation.org or 541-632-3654.

Medford, OR

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

This group will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The group meets from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

The "Mustard Room"
Rogue Regional Medical Center
2825 East Barnett Road

For more information, contact Lona Dillard at 541-789-4342.

Salem, OR

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

Meet with other women facing a gynecologic cancer to share and receive support. Facilitated by Melanie Berry, MSW, CSWA. If you are unable to attend in person, you can join the private Facebook group NW Teal Warriors. Meets first Tuesday of each month, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Salem Hospital Building C,  first floor lobby
Email Debi at NWTealWarriors@gmail.com to learn more.

Women's Metastatic Support Group

Salem Cancer Institute now offers a support group for women living with advanced stage cancer. The group provides an opportunity to meet with others facing a similar diagnosis and share everyday challenges. Facilitated by Melanie Berry, MSW, CSWA. Meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month 11 a.m. to noon.

Salem Hospital Building D
First floor, Gerlinger Support Group Room

For more information, contact Salem Cancer Institute at 503-562-4321.

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