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Cancer Support Groups

We organize a variety of support groups to meet the needs of our patients, their caregivers and family. Please join us for the one that makes the most sense for you.

All the groups meet at One Blackstone Street, Providence. There are other groups that meet at Women & Infants medical office buildings in the community.

Support Groups for Oncology Patients

Breast Cancer Support Group

For patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer and are currently in treatment.
668 Eddy St.
2nd Floor
Contact: Dana Haseotes, MSW, LCSW, MPH
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 430-7111
E: dhaseotes@wihri.org

Hours

First Tuesday, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 Directions

Lymphedema Support Group

668 Eddy St.
3rd Floor
Contact: Rebecca Stocker, DPT, CLt
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 274-1122, ext. 47280

Hours

First Thursday of each month, 1-2 p.m.
 Directions

Gyn Cancer Support Group

For patients who are diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer.
668 Eddy St.
3rd Floor
Contact: Diane Thompson, MSW, LICSW
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 430-7202
E: dthompson@wihri.org

Hours

First and third Thursday of each month, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 Directions

Contact: Diane Thompson, LICSW

Transitions to Survivorship Support Group

For survivors transitioning from active treatment to post-treatment.
Contact: Dana Haseotes, MSW, LCSW, MPH
P: (401) 430-7111, ext. 47111
E: dhaseotes@wihri.org

Hours

Please call or email for dates and times.

Young Women's Support Group

For patients with all types of cancer under the age of 40.
Contact: Allison Bisio, MSW, LICSW
668 Eddy St.
Providence
P: (401) 430-7211, ext. 47211
E: abisio@wihri.org

Hours

Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Metastatic Support Group

For breast cancer patients with metastatic disease.
668 Eddy St.
3rd Floor
Contact:Allison Bisio, MSW, LICSW
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 430-7211
E: abisio@wihri.org

Hours

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Directions

Support Groups for Family Members

 

Caregivers Support Group

For patients and their partners.
Contact: Dana Haseotes, MSW, LCSW, MPH
668 Eddy St.
2nd floor
P: (401) 430-7111, ext. 47111
E: dhaseotes@wihri.org

Hours

Meets the second Monday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

CLIMB Program

For the children of patients. A supportive group tailored to educate children about cancer and its treatment.
Contact: Allison Bisio, MSW, LICSW
668 Eddy St.
P: (401) 430-7211
E: abisio@wihri.org

Hours

Please call/email for dates and times.

Other Groups for Patients

Expressive Arts Group

For patients diagnosed with cancer. A group that utilizes guided meditation and art work. No artistic experience necessary.
668 Eddy St.
3rd Floor
Contact: Sandra Salzillo, MA, CAGS, LMHC
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 430-7104
E: ssalzillo@wihri.org

Hours

Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Directions

Mindfulness Meditation Group

668 Eddy St.
Contact: Lisa Fiore, LCSW
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 230-3844
 Directions

There are other groups that meet at Women & Infants' medical office buildings within the community.

Yoga Classes

668 Eddy St.
2nd Floor
Contact: Sandra Scuncio, RD
Providence, RI 02903
P: (401) 274-1122, ext. 47208

Hours

Please call for dates and times.
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