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 >>
  • Art Therapy

    This ongoing program uses art as a creative way to help cope with cancer. No artistic ability is required.

  • Coping with Cancer Group

    This six-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. 

  • Look Good . . . Feel Better

    This free program is for women who have experienced changes in their appearance as a result of cancer treatment. This workshop will offer advice on skin care, make-up application, hair loss, and nail care.

  • Renew, Refresh, Revitalize

    Come together with other women living with cancer to promote strength, nurturance and support during this half-day retreat.

  • Survivorship NEXT STEPS Series

    This six-week workshop is designed to help cancer survivors transition from treatment to post-treatment care.

  • Survivorship NEXT STEPS Series (for Latinos)

    Este taller de dos (2) horas durante 4 semanas ha sido diseñado para ayudar durante el periodo de transición a los sobrevivientes de cáncer del tratamiento activo a los cuidados del tratamiento posterior.

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