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Federal Way Support Groups

Knit for Life

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM.
Where: Saint Frances Hospital, Radiation Oncology Clinic’s main waiting room “G” level, 34515 9th Ave South, Federal Way.
For Information: Call the Franciscan Cancer Resource Center, (253) 426-6746 or Carol Magelssen, (253) 472-4886.
Fee: No charge.


Gig Harbor Support Groups

Cancer Support Group

Open to all cancer patients, caregivers, and support persons.

When: Meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. 
Where: Conference Room at 4545 Point Fosdick Road, Gig Harbor.
For Information: Contact Betsy Allen/MultiCare Tacoma Regional Cancer Center at (253) 403-3169.
Fee: No charge.

St. Anthony Hospital’s Cancer Support Group

For patients, caregivers, adult family members, and friends.

When: 4th Wednesday  3:00 -4:30 PM.
Where: Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center, 11511 Canterwood Blvd, Gig Harbor, Conference Room
For Information: Contact Jenna Lewis R.N. at (253) 530-2642.


Puyallup Support Groups

Cancer Support Group

For patients,  caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program, refreshments, and a time of sharing.

When: First Thursday of the  month; 1-3 p.m.
Where: Good  Samaritan Cancer   Center Conference Room, 400 15th Ave.  SE, first floor 
For Information: Please call Cancer Resource Center at (253) 697-4899
Fee: None, donations welcome. Sponsored by Good Samaritan/Multicare.

Advanced Stage Cancer Support Group

When: 1st Thursday of the Month 2:00-3:30 PM
Where: Puyallup NWMS-Conference Room
For Information: Abra Kelson 253-841-4296
Fee: No charge. Pre-registration required.

Look Good Feel Better

A class for patients undergoing chemotherapy/radiation to learn to enhance their appearance using make-up techniques, wigs, scarves and turbans. Fee:

When: Third Monday of the month
Where: Dr. Richard C Ostenson Cancer Center, 400 15th Ave SE, Puyallup.
Fee: None. Sponsored by American Cancer Society.
For Information: American Cancer Society, (800) ACS-2345 or the Cancer Resource Center, (253) 697-4899.

 


Tacoma Support Groups

Beyond Cancer Support Group

When: 1st Wednesday of the Month 4:00-5:00 PM
Where: Tacoma NWMS-Conference Room
For Information: Caitlyn Graves 253-428-8776 
Fee: No charge. Pre-registration required.

For patients,  caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program, refreshments, and a time of sharing.

When: Each Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
Where: Katterhagen Resource Center, 4th Floor at Tacoma General Hospital
For Information: Contact Betsy Allen/MultiCare Tacoma Regional Cancer Center at (253) 403-3169.
Fee: No charge.

Knit for Life

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:00  – 3:00 PM.
Where: Saint Joseph Hospital in Room 10B-8, 1717 South J Street, Tacoma.
For Information: Call the Franiscan Cancer Resource Center at (253) 426-6746, or Carol Magelssen at (253) 472-4886.
Fee: No charge.

Knit for Life

When: Meets every Tuesday from 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Where: Katterhagen Resource Center in Tacoma General Hospital.
Fee: No charge.