Cancer Support Groups

Lexington Clinic is committed to the health and well-being of our patients. We understand that treatment is just one component of cancer care and have compiled a library of group and community support services to assist you.

Lexington Clinic Sponsored Support Groups


The Pink Ribbon Club

A support group for women with breast cancer or those who have had breast cancer. Meetings take place at the Lexington Clinic Center for Breast Care on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and offer women an opportunity to discuss breast cancer experiences, learn about resources and options, and receive emotional support from others facing breast cancer. For more information on the group, call (859) 258-4932.

Partners in Pink

A support group for the loved ones of breast cancer patients. The group, which strives to offer education, support and encouragement, meets quarterly at the Lexington Clinic Center for Breast Care and welcomes parents, siblings, spouses, partners, significant others and friends of breast cancer patients. For more information on the group, call (859) 258-4932.

 

Community or Organization
Sponsored Support Groups

In Lexington
 
 

Look Good...Feel Better (Women Only)

A support group that teaches female cancer patients a variety of beauty techniques to enhance their appearance. Meetings are held monthly at the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge and at The John D. Cronin Cancer Center. Attendees will receive complimentary cosmetics. Pre-registration is required. To make a reservation, contact Ashley Voss, American Cancer Society at (859) 260-8281.

I Can Cope

A program that helps cancer patients and those close to them learn about diagnosis and treatment while meeting others who are facing similar experiences. For more information, please call Ashley Voss, American Cancer Society at (859) 260-8281.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

Cancer is a life-changing disease that takes a tremendous physical and emotional toll on those affected. The Y and LIVESTRONG have joined together to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a research-based physical activity and well-being program designed to help adult cancer survivors reclaim their total health. www.ymcaofcentralky.org/programs/chronic-health-initiatives/LIVESTRONG/

 

For Anyone Affected by Cancer


In Nicholasville

Cancer Support Group:

A support group for anyone affected by cancer. Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. For details, contact Becky Doyle at (859) 887-2044, Mitsy Pine at (859) 885-5060, or Paula Sowers at (859) 885-9989.

 


 

 

 

 

 

Support Groups by Cancer Type

BREAST CANCER

In Lexington

Reach to Recovery

An American Cancer Society peer support program for women with a concern about breast cancer. Patients can talk with volunteer breast cancer survivors, in person or over the phone, for support and encouragement. For additional information, call (800) 227-2345 or go to www.cancer.org.

The Journey Breast Cancer Support Group

A support group for those affected by breast cancer. For information, call Mary McKinley at (859) 223-9781 or marandfrank@windstream.net.

In Richmond

Breast Cancer Survivors Group

A support group for those affected by breast cancer. Meetings take place on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call Arlayne at (859) 623-4601.

LARYNGECTOMY

In Lexington

Lost Chords Club

A support group of individuals with laryngectomies. Patients can request a personal visit from a volunteer. For additional information, call Johnny Lawson at (859) 234-4108 or (859) 588-0179.

PROSTATE CANCER

In Lexington

Man to Man

An American Cancer Society support and education program for people affected by prostate cancer. Spouses are welcome to attend. Guest speakers vary by month. Individual support is available from a survivor upon request. Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of the month at Baptist Health Lexington Cancer Resource Center, Building E, on the 7th floor at 6:40 p.m. For information, please call (800) 227-2345 or (859) 276-3223.