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Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers Support Groups


Memorial Hermann Memorial City

Address: Medical Plaza 4, 925 Gessner Rd., Houston, TX 77024

For more information or to register, contact Oncology Nurse Navigator Jessica Burgess at (713) 242-3564.

Creative Healing Through Art
Bring out the artist in you!
First/Third Monday of the month, 10a-12p
Where: Cancer Center Education Room

Oncology Nutrition Therapy
Ask a certified dietitian questions
Every Wednesday: 10-11a.m. or 11a.m.-12 p.m.
Every Thursday: 2-3 p.m. or 3-4 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Education Room

Nutrition 101 Class: Eating Well Through Cancer
Dietician Lead Class – walk-ins welcome!
Third Tuesday of the month, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Education Room
RSVP: (713) 242-3564

Chair Yoga
Yoga & stretching with other cancer survivors
Every Wednesday, 3-4 p.m.
Where: Bunker Hill Conference Center

Oncology Prehabilitation & Wellness Class
Third Wednesday of the month, 1-1:45 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Education Room

Techniques for Stress Relief
Relax, decrease your stress and increase your feel good hormones
Fourth Monday of the month, 3-4 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Education Room

Breast Cancer Support Group
You are not alone in the journey …
Third Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Education Room
RSVP: (713) 242-3395

FreshStart
Smoking Cessation Program
First week of the month
Registration required
Where: Cancer Center Education Room
RSVP: (713) 242-3564

Lymphedema Support Group
First Tuesday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Education Room
RSVP: (713) 242-3564

 

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights

Address: 1635 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77008

For more information or to register, contact Oncology Nurse Navigator Angela Sisk at (713) 867-2062.

EMBRACE Cancer Support Group
Second Wednesday of the month, 1-2 p.m.
Where: South Tower, Classroom C

Chair Yoga
Reduce stress; balance your mind, body & spirit through deep breathing, gentle stretching and deep relaxation.
Mondays, 2-3 p.m.
Where: South Tower, Classroom F

FreshStart
Smoking Cessation Program
Every other month

American Cancer Society Resource Center
A volunteer is on-hand to provide transportation assistance, wigs, bras, breast prosthesis, and Reach for Recovery.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Genetic Counseling Clinic
Third Thursday of the month. Contact Angela Sisk, Oncology Nurse Navigator, for more information – (713) 867-2062.

 

Memorial Hermann Northeast

Address: 18951 North Memorial Dr., Humble, TX 77338

For more information or to register, contact Oncology Nurse Navigator Jennifer Cox at (281) 540-7808.

Cancer Support Group
Where: Cancer Center Front Lobby

  • April 20, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Skin Cancer Awareness
    • Speaker: Jennifer Cox, BSN, RN, OCN
  • May 18, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Cancer Rehabilitation: Tuning Up Before and After Treatment
    • Speaker: Anna Lisa de Joya, PT, DSc, NCS
  • June 15, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Yoga and Wellness for Cancer Survivors
    • Speaker: Sandy Brady
  • July 20, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Head and Neck Cancer
    • Speaker: Dr. Mi Kyung Ko
  • August 17, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Navigating Through Treatment
    • Speaker: Jennifer Cox, RN, OCN
  • September 21, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: The Cost of Care: Financial Assistance Resources
    • Speakers: Angie Devera & Kate Mahan, MSSW, LMSW, OSW-C
  • October 19, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Breast Cancer Management
    • Speaker: Toni Schau, RN, Director of Project Mammogram
  • November 16, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Support for the Caregiver
    • Speaker: CanCare
  • December 21, 4-5 p.m.
    • Topic: Inpatient Rehabilitation Services - Healthsouth STAR Rehab Program
    • Facilitator: Kate Mahan, MSSW, LMSW, OSW-C

Breast Cancer Support Group
Where: Cancer Center Front Lobby

  • May 5, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Topic: Ask the Oncologist
    • Speaker: Anneliese Gonzalez, MD
  • June 2, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Topic: Open Discussion
  • July 7, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Topic: Open Discussion
  • August 4, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Topic: Breast Cancer Support Services
    • Speaker: Joyce White
  • September 1, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Topic: Open Discussion
  • October 6, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Julie Redd Annual Dinner
    • Location TBD
  • November 3, 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Topic: Open Discussion
  • December 1, 6:30-8 p.m., Holiday Party, Humble Senior Activity Center

Look Good Feel Better
Helping women with cancer look good and feel better with the help of volunteer beauty professionals.
Second Mondays in June, August, October, December, February & April, 11 a.m.
Where: Cancer Center Conference Room, 18960 Memorial North, Humble TX 77338

Yoga for Cancer
Free for cancer survivors
Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Where: Memorial Hermann Northeast Wellness Center
Call to register – (281) 540-6425

Smoking Cessation Program
New series begins each month – come anytime!
Inquiries or to register - (281) 540-7851

CanCare Peer Support
Contact Social Worker Kate Mahan at (281) 540-7905 for more information.

 

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands

Address: Memorial Hermann The Woodlands, 9250 Pinecroft Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

For more information or to register, contact Oncology Nurse Navigator Carolyn Allsen at (713) 897-4668.

Cancer Education/Art Therapy/Support Group
Third Wednesday of the month, 12-1:30 p.m.
Where: First Floor Conference Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands, 9250 Pinecroft Drive

Oncology Nutrition Support Group
Information on basic nutrition for cancer patients before, during and after treatment is discussed by a Registered Dietitian.
First Wednesday of the month, 12-1:30 p.m.
Where: First Floor Conference Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands, 9250 Pinecroft Drive

Look Good Feel Better
Helping women with cancer look good and feel better with the help of volunteer beauty professionals.
*Call Oncology Nurse Navigator Carolyn Allsen at (713) 897-4668 for next session.

Yoga for Cancer Survivors
Every Tuesday and Thursday, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Woodlands Yoga Studio, 25126 Grogans Park Drive

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Address: 6400 Fannin St., #2900, Houston, TX 77030

For more information or to register, contact Oncology Nurse Navigator Sylvia Brown at (713) 704-3929.

Journal Club
Fourth Wednesday of the month, 10-11 a.m.

Lighten the Load
First Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Various guest speakers highlighting community resources and topics to assist patients.

Look Good, Feel Better
Helping women with cancer look good and feel better with the help of volunteer beauty professionals.
Third Monday of the month, 12-2 p.m.

Memorial Hermann Southwest

Address: 7777 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074
Medical Plaza 2, Learning Center A

Nutrition Group
Maintaining proper nutrition and promoting health needs while balancing life-saving treatment can be tricky. Our Registered Dietitian is experienced with cancer patients' specific needs and works in conjunction with the patient's Oncologist to provide holistic care that aims to prevent and treat nutritional problems. Our Registered Dietitian's nutritional interventions can provide several benefits for people living with cancer including: support immune function, preserve lean body mass, improve strength, increase energy, improve tolerance to treatment, and help you recuperate faster after treatment to improve quality of life.

Second Wednesday of each month from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Call 713-222-CARE for more information or to register.

Cancer Center Support Group
Third Thursday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd. 
Houston, TX 77096

Call 713-222-CARE for more information or to register.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS