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Coping with Cancer Group - For Patients in Treatment

Cancer is both physically and emotionally challenging.You need to make sense of all that is happening, but it is not always clear how to best do this. Some people feel very alone in the cancer experience. Others feel it is not possible to fully sort through things with the peoplewho they care about the most. Often it is very helpful to go to a safe space, outside your circleof support, to explore all that is happening as you navigate your unique cancer journey.

This 6-week group was created to provide a safe space where cancer patients connect, share, and learn from one another as they cope with cancer treatment, stress, relationships, and emotional turmoil. Together we will discuss a wide range of topics and will offer a consistent, safe, hopeful support system as you explore what your cancer journey means to you. Your facilitator will suggest some basic topics, but there will also be plenty of time to delve into anything that is on your mind in a given week.

Group Facilitator : Lara Krawchuk, MSW, LCSW, MPH, Therapist with 20 years of Oncology experience


6-Week Support Group : Tuesdays, January 27 through March 3 : 10:30 am - 12 Noon

Location: 606 East Marshall IT Training Room

Registration: Groups are limited in size and pre-registration is required. Please call Mary Pat Rush at 610.431.5264 or email at MaryPat.Rush@uphs.upenn.edu to register.

Last Updated: 1/6/2015