The Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospitaloffers 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


Painting Workshop For Oncology Patients of the Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospital

“Stimulus of the creative mind allows the student to positively isolate from reality, which provides mental rest that generates relaxation and happiness feelings.” 

LOVING TO PAINT is offering a FREE class sponsored by SHiNE. 

  • All supplies are provided. 
  • The class will be taught by a professional artist in a non-competitive, relaxed environment. 
  • No experience or artistic talent required! 
  • You will take your 8 x 10 masterpiece home with you that evening. 
  • Dress comfortably for painting.

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019
5:30 PM–7:30 PM

The Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospital 
440 East Marshall Street,
Second Floor Conference Room 
West Chester, PA 19380



Stephanie Challis, SHiNE

Kelly Scheibe-Chambers, MSSW, LSW


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 >>
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