The Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospital offers both support groups and programs to help patients deal with the often overwhelming emotional effects of cancer.
Meetings are held at Chester County Hospital and other sites. The format varies from an open forum of discussion to planned educational presentations. In addition, patients also are welcome to attend support groups sponsored by the Abramson Cancer Center for areas such as bone marrow transplant, brain tumors, lung cancer and advanced cancer care.
Additional cancer-related support groups and events can be found at Abramson Cancer Center Events.
I Can Cope® Online Program
I Can Cope is a free online educational program from the American Cancer Society for people facing cancer and their families and friends. The program is comprised of self-paced classes that can be taken any time, day or night. Take as few or as many classes as you like. Many topics are offered such as information about cancer, managing treatments and side effects, healthy eating during and after treatment, communicating with family and friends, finding resources, and more. LEARN MORE >>
Lunch & Learn: Balance, Core & Exercise to Combat Fatigue (July 8, 2020)
In this informative session, you will learn tips and techniques to maintain posture, balance and confidence in your daily movements; to activate your body's core; and to effectively use exerecise to give you more energy for living.. (NOTE: This is a virtual, online event!) LEARN MORE! >>
This multi-week support group was created to provide a safe space where people with cancer can connect, share, and learn as they cope with their experience with cancer and treatment particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic..
For patient diagnosed with a gynecological cancer in active treatment or surveillance, looking for support through treatment and daily life.
This six-week workshop is designed to help cancer survivors transition from treatment to post-treatment care.