Specialized Support Groups

We recognize patients’ needs for sharing ideas and experiences and drawing strength from others facing the same challenges, and we give patients and their families access to numerous local and nationwide support programs that can provide information, guidance, and an unparalleled understanding of living through cancer. Meet our supportive care providers.

Third Monday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 pm
This support group session will be offered via ZOOM
TO REGISTER: Please call Hannah Fajen, RBSW at 503-525-8666 or email hannah.fajen@compassoncology.com
This monthly support group meeting for men with prostate cancer and their loved ones provides unbiased information from experts in areas related to prostate cancer including treatment options, pain control, nutrition, mental health, coping strategies and more.

Women’s Cancer Support Group
Second Monday of Each Month from 5:00 - 6:30 pm
This support group session is offered via ZOOM
 Please call Virginia Hill, LCSW, LICSW, OSW-C at 503-528-5212 or email virginia.hill@compassoncology.com.
This support group is for all women cancer survivors. Oncology social workers will facilitate the conversation and answer any questions you may have about physical or emotional issues, treatment side effects and general coping strategies. New topics of discussion each month.

For a full calendar, timing and locations of our support groups and events, visit CompassOncology.com/calendar 

Cancer Support Group for Young Adults
First Wednesday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 pm
This support group session is offered via ZOOM
TO REGISTER: Please email or call: Katie Wheeler, CSWA, LSWAIC, katie.wheeler@compassoncology.com, or Val Lanham, LCSW, LICSW, val.lanham@compassoncology.com, 360-449-6531.
This group gives young adults affected by cancer the opportunity to share their experiences in a supportive environment. Social Workers from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate conversation and address questions about emotional issues and coping strategies.

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