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Support Groups

Support Groups are open to all in the community affected by cancer. All services, unless otherwise noted, are complimentary. For additional information about any of our services please call Integrative Services @ 480-314-6660.

 

Breast Cancer Support Group

Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month from 6pm-7:30

at the following location:

Chandler Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers

685 S. Dobson Rd

Chandler, AZ 85224

 

Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10am-12pm

at the following location:

Scottsdale Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers

8880 E. Desert Cove Ave

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

 

General Cancer Support Groups

  • Glendale – Meets the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:30pm
  • Scottsdale – Meets the Forth Monday of each month from 1pm – 2:30pm
  • Sun City – Meets the Third Friday of each month from 10am-12pm.

Cancer & Caregiver Support Dinner

This class is for those needing support and encouragement going through the difficulties of cancer or as a caregiver of a loved one with cancer. All are welcome.  We meet the last Wednesday of every month from 6pm-8pm at Ironwood Business office 700 W. Warner Rd. Chandler, AZ 85225

Caregiver Support Group

Caring for your loved one who is sick can be difficult. This group is a place to share your experiences and vent your stresses with other caregivers who are experiencing similar situations. Caregivers only.

  • Chandler – Meets the Third Saturday of each  month from 10am – 12pm

Colorectal Cancer Support Group

Join us for information gathering and support for colon cancer patients. This group is done in conjunction with the Colorectal Cancer Alliance.

  • Scottsdale – Meets the First Tuesday of each month from 6pm – 7:30pm

Head and Neck (SPOHNC)

  • Chandler – Meets the Third Monday of each  month from 3:00-4:30pm

Metastatic Cancer Support Group

  • Chandler – Meets the fourth Wednesday of each month from 3-4:30 pm

Prostate Cancer Support Group (Sponsored by US Too)

  • Chandler – Meets the second Monday of each month from 7 -9 pm
    For more information please contact Otto 480-229-5837.

Survivor Group

This group is designed to help individuals regain physical, emotional, intellectual, psychological and spiritual strength after undergoing treatment for cancer.

  • Chandler – Group meets the Fourth Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30pm

Spirituality Support Group

Join us for a discussion about your spiritual journey, and learn to recognize the strength you have within to deal with your cancer diagnosis.

 

Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery CLIMB® 

CLIMB® is a six-week closed group support program for children ages 6 to 12 that meets once a week for two hours.  Dinner will be provided at the beginning of each session.  There is no cost to participate in CLIMB®.  Facilitators have been specially trained by the Children’s Treehouse Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the emotional support of children who have parents with cancer.

A concurrent parent group also takes place at the same time as CLIMB®.  It is an educational support group where parents learn and share healthy ways to support their children with coping with a cancer diagnosis in the family.

CLIMB®: This is an educational support group where parents learn and share healthy ways to support their children with coping with a cancer diagnosis in the family. Limited space is available.  Pre-Screening and Pre-Registration are required.  If interested in please contact Kelly at 480-340-4013.   We will announce our 2019 dates as soon as possible.

 

Week 1  All About Me

Week 2  What is Cancer?

Week 3  It’s Okay to Feel Sad

Week 4 Cancer Can Be Scary

Week 5  It’s Not Fair!

Week 6  I Love You

 

Please Note: Not all services are provided by ICRC employees and may be provided by community agencies and professionals. Participation is at your own risk. ICRC assumes no liability for services provided.