In-person Support and Networking Groups

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Connecting with other survivors, caregivers and loved ones in-person can be a wonderful source of support and encouragement for those dealing with pancreatic cancer.  In-person support and networking groups offer opportunities for people with pancreatic cancer and their family members to share experiences with others.  Most in-person support groups are guided and facilitated by a professional counselor, social worker or nurse.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network maintains a list of in-person pancreatic cancer-specific support groups across the United States.

While we do our best to keep this list up-to-date, it is not comprehensive.  We suggest calling ahead to each group of interest before attending, as some groups may require advance registration or there may be a change of time or location without notice.

ARIZONA

Cancer Support Community Arizona
Pancreatic Learn and Support Group
When: Second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: 360 E Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602-712-1006
Website: cscaz.org/program-services/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Non-local participants are welcome to join virtually. This group welcomes patients, family and friends. If interested, reach out to Cancer Support Community to register, and make arrangements to meet with facilitator ahead of time.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group
When: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: 5881 East Mayo Blvd., Classroom 3-102 (3rd Floor) Phoenix, AZ 85054
Contact: Elizabeth Mathew, MSW, LCSW
Phone: 480-342-6088
Note: This group is open to the public and to ALL that are interested in learning more about pancreatic cancer. The group is psychoeducational and will have a featured speaker for the first half and support for the second half of the group.

Virginia G. Piper Cancer Care Network – Scottsdale Healthcare
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Second Monday of each month, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center 1st Floor Education Conference Room, 10460 N. 92nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 480-323-1321
Website: uacommunitycancerconnections.org/content/pancreatic-cancer-support-group-virginia-g-piper-cancer-center-scottsdale
Note: This group is not currently meeting due to COVID social distancing measures. Please contact for more information about when group plans to resume meeting. This group welcomes patients and caregivers. Pre-registration is required, please call for more information.

CALIFORNIA

Cancer Support Community – Benjamin Center
Pancreatic Cancer Networking Groups
When: First Wednesday of each month, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: 1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Contact: Larissa Montalvo
Email: info@cancersupportla.org
Phone: 310-314-2555
Website: cancersupportla.org/programs/support-groups/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Participants from anywhere in California are welcome to join virtually. Healthy lifestyle classes (not support groups) are offered to participants nationwide. This group welcomes patients, caregivers and family members.

Cancer Support Community – Redondo Beach
Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Networking Group

When: First Saturday of each month, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: 109 West Torrance Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Contact: Nancy Lomibao, MS LMFT
Phone: 310-376-3550
Email: Nancy@cscrb.org
Website: www.cancersupportredondobeach.org/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Participants from anywhere in California are welcome to join virtually. Neuroendocrine carcinoma is a rare type of pancreatic cancer; this group is not intended for patients with adenocarcinoma, which is the most common type.

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Third Thursday of each month, 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: North Building Conference Room C, 15031 Rinaldi St., Mission Hills, CA 91345
Contact: Vivian Gonzalez, NP, Oncology Nurse Navigator
Phone: 818-639-5421
Website: california.providence.org/holy-cross/services/cancer/patient-family-support/support-groups/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Open to pancreatic cancer patients and their loved ones.

Stanford Cancer Center
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Second Wednesday of each month, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, 2nd Floor Conference Rooms CC2104 -- CC2105, Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-725-9456 or 650-743-4672
Contact: Patricia Racine
Email: pracine@stanfordhealthcare.org
Website: stanfordhealthcare.org/events/pancreatic-cancer-support-group.html
Note: Group is not currently meeting due to social distancing measures. Please contact for information about when group plans to resume meeting. This group welcomes patients, family and friends.

University of California, Irvine (UCI) Medical Center – Orange, California
Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: First Tuesday of each month, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: 101 The City Drive South, Building 22C, Room #1502-B, Orange, CA 92868
Contact: Courtney Sparkuhl, LCSW
Phone: 714-456-7057
Email: csparkuh@uci.edu
Websites: cancer.uci.edu/support_groups_services.asp
ucihealth.org/events/support-groups/pancreatic-cancer-support-group
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Participants from anywhere in California are welcome to join virtually, but group size is limited, so RSVP to ensure a spot. The group is for patients and caregivers. RSVP is requested but not required at least one day in advance.

CONNECTICUT

Smilow Cancer Hospital/Yale New Haven Hospital
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group
When: First and third Monday of each month, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: 35 Park Street, North Pavilion, 7th Floor Conference Room, New Haven, CT 06511
Contact: Edward Schwartz, LCSW
Phone: 203-833-3255
Email: Edward.schwartz@ynhh.org
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Participants from non-local areas are welcome to join virtually. RSVP by calling or emailing Edward to receive a Zoom invitation link. This group welcomes patients and their families.

DELAWARE

Cancer Support Community – Delaware
Pancreatic Cancer Networking Group
When: First Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
Where: New Castle County Office, 4810 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807
Contact: Erika Narducci
Phone: 302-995-2850
Email: enarducci@cscde.org
Website: www.cancersupportdelaware.org/event/pancreatic-cancer-support-group/
Note: This group is currently on hold due to low participation, but will resume if enough people are interested. This group welcomes patients, family and friends.

FLORIDA

Lee Health Regional Cancer Center
Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer Support Group

When: Third Thursday of each month, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Lee Health Regional Cancer Center, 8931 Colonial Center Drive, 4th Floor Conference Room, Fort Myers, FL 33905
Contact: Karen Blewitt, APRN
Phone: 239-343-9502
Email: karen.blewitt@leehealth.org
Note: Group is currently not meeting due to COVID social distancing measures. Please contact for information about when group plans to resume meeting. To share support with others fighting pancreatic and biliary cancers.

Lynn Regional Cancer Institute
Gastrointestinal Cancer Support Group

When: Second Thursday of each month, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Lynn Cancer Institute-Harvey & Phyllis Sandler Pavilion, 701 NW 13th Street, Boca Raton, FL, 33486
Phone: 561-955-6469
Website: www.brrh.com/Services/Classes-Events-Support-Groups/Lynn-Cancer-Institute.aspx
Note: Group is currently not meeting due to social distancing measures. Please contact for information about when group plans to resume meeting. Gastrointestinal cancer survivors and their families/caregivers are welcome to attend.

GEORGIA

Winship Cancer Institute at Emory
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group
When: Third Tuesday of each month, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Winship Cancer Institute at Emory, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1365-C Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Contact: Frank Eady
Phone: 404-778-5976
Email: frank.eady@emoryhealthcare.org
Website: winshipcancer.emory.edu/patient-care/living-with-cancer/support-groups.html
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Non-local participants are welcome to join by Zoom or phone. This support group is open to current patients, survivors and caregivers. Please RSVP.

ILLINOIS

Wellness House
Pancreatic Cancer Networking Group
This group is supported by the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
When: Third Thursday of each month, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: 131 N. County Line Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521
Facilitator: Tasha Chasson
Phone: 630-323-5150
Email: tchasson@wellnesshouse.org
Website: www.wellnesshouse.org/program/pancreatic-cancer-networking/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Participants from anywhere in Illinois are welcome to join virtually. This group welcomes patients, family and friends.

Cancer Wellness Center
Pancreatic Cancer Networking Group
This group is supported by the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
When:  Second Thursday of each month, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Where:  215 Revere Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-509-9595
Website: www.cancerwellness.org/participants-and-families/support-services-counseling-groups/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. This group welcomes patients, family and friends. Please call ahead to confirm meeting dates.

Northwest Community Hospital
Pancreatic, Hepatobiliary, Esophageal, and Gastric Cancer Support Group

When: First Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Northwest Community Hospital, 800 W. Central Road, Radiation Oncology (Lower Level of Hospital), Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Facilitator: Kim Jensen, LCSW, OSW-C, 847-618-4968, kjensen@nch.org
Contact: Vanessa Grazian, 847-618-6660, vgrazian@nch.org
Website: www.nch.org/events/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Please RSVP to Vanessa Grazian to receive a Zoom invitation link. This group welcomes patients, family and friends.

LOUISIANA

Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge
Pancreatic Cancer Survivorship Networking Group

When: First Friday of each month, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: 550 Lobdell Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone:  225-927-2273
Email: esachse@cancerservices.org
Website: cancerservices.org/support-group-listing
Note: Lunch is provided. This group welcomes survivors and caregivers.

Oschner Medical Center -- Kenner
Neuroendocrine tumor and Carcinoid Patient Support Group

When: Twice a year, Last Sunday of June and January, 3 p.m.
Where: Creole Room (1st Floor of Hospital), 180 West Esplanade Avenue, Kenner, LA 70065
Contact: louisiana.nets@gmail.com
Note: Neuroendocrine carcinoma is a rare type of pancreatic cancer, and this group is not intended for patients with adenocarcinoma, which is the most common type. Light refreshments will be served.

MARYLAND

HopeWell Cancer Support
Pancreatic Cancer Support and Networking Group

When: Third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 10628 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093
Contact: Teri R. Clayton, LCSW-C
Phone: 410-832-2719
Email: cancerhelp@hopewellcancersupport.org
Website: www.hopewellcancersupport.org/programs
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Contact by phone or email for meeting details prior to attending. Adult family members are welcome to attend.

MICHIGAN

Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group
When: First Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: 3517 Rochester Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Phone: 248-577-0800
Email: info@gildasclubdetroit.org
Website: www.gildasclubdetroit.org
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. This group welcomes patients, family and friends. A new member must attend a virtual (by phone) New Member Meeting prior to attending these groups. Call to schedule a New Member Meeting.

Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit – St. Clair Shores
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m.
Where: St. Clair Shores, MI
Phone: 248-577-0800
Email: info@gildasclubdetroit.org
Website: www.gildasclubdetroit.org
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. This group welcomes patients, family and friends. A new member must attend a virtual (by phone) New Member Meeting prior to attending these groups. Call 248-577-0800 to schedule a New Member Meeting.

National Pancreas Foundation
NPF Support Group – Michigan Chapter

When: Third Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.
Where: Ann Arbor Downtown Library, 343 S. 5th Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Contact: Robin Winke and Mary Jane Espere
Phone: 248-558-2052
Website: pancreasfoundation.org/patient-information/pancreatic-cancer/pancreatic-cancer-support-group
Email: Michigan@pancreasfoundation.org
Note: Group is currently not meeting due to social distancing measures. Please contact Robin for information about when group plans to resume meeting. Please email prior to attending support group. This group addresses any pancreatic disease, including pancreatic cancer.

MINNESOTA

University of Minnesota
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: First Thursday of each month, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Richard M. Schulze Family American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 2500 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Contact: Kelli Johnson
Phone: 612-676-5721
Email: kjohnson12@umphysicians.umn.edu
Website: www.mhealth.org/care/overarching-care/cancer-care-adult/support-groups
Note: This group welcomes all patients, family and friends affected by pancreatic cancer.  Parking is free and is available at the Hope Lodge Parking Lot.  On occasion, this group will host a speaker for the first hour.

Virginia Piper Cancer Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Third Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m. – 5:30p.m.
Where: Piper Building, Suite 602, 913 East 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Contact: Sarah Johnson LSW or Jill May RN BSN OCN
Phone: 612-863-1704 and 612-863-7387
Email: sarah.johnson5@allina.com and jill.may@allina.com
Note: This group welcome patients, family and friends. You do not have to be receiving care through Allina/ANW to participate in this support group.

MISSOURI

The Cancer Support Community – St. Louis
Ann Arenberg Pancreatic Cancer Networking Group
When: Fourth Monday of each month, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis, 1058 Old Des Peres Rd. St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-238-2000
Fax: 314-909-2000
Email: info@cancersupportstl.org
Website: www.cancersupportstl.org/get-support/our-program
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Non-local attendees are welcome to join virtually. Attendees exchange stories, treatment tips and share concerns about quality of life, intensity of diagnosis, nutritional issues and other effects of pancreatic cancer. This group welcomes patients, family and friends. Registration links and calendar available here: https://cancersupportstl.z2systems.com/np/clients/cancersupportstl/publicaccess/eventCalendarBig.jsp

NEW YORK

James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Gastrointestinal Cancer Support Group
When: This group occurs monthly
Where: Luellen Patient & Family Resource Center, Room 1.701, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642
Contact: Patrice Rogers, LMSW
Phone: 585-275-5908
Email: patrice_rogers@urmc.rochester.edu
Website: www.urmc.rochester.edu/cancer-institute/cancers/pancreas/support-survivorship.aspx
Note: This group is currently on hold due to social distancing recommendations. Please contact for more information and updates. This support group is for those with pancreatic, colorectal, liver, esophageal, stomach and other gastrointestinal cancers and their care partners. Please contact for time and date of next meeting.

New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center Perlmutter Cancer Center
Pancreatic Cancer Group

When: Third Thursday of each month (except holidays), 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street Room 1121, New York, NY 10016
Contact: Jane L. Rosenthal, MD
Phone: 212-731-5806
Website: nyulangone.org/locations/perlmutter-cancer-center/cancer-support-services/perlmutter-cancer-center-support-groups-counseling
Note: This group is for both patients and caregivers. RSVP is required three days prior to each session. Patients must receive care at NYU to attend this group.

The Pancreas Center
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Third Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: The Pancreas Center, Herbert Irving Pavilion, 12th Floor, Dermatology Conference Room, 161 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032
Contact: E. Angela Heller, LMSW
Direct Phone Line: 212-305-2347, 212-305-2527
Main Phone Line:  212-305-9467
Email: anl9004@nyp.org
Website: http://columbiasurgery.org/pancreas/pancreatic-cancer-support-group
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Contact Angela prior to attending to get meeting invitation link to join. Non-local attendees are welcome to join virtually. This group is for both patients and caregivers. Refreshments will be provided.

OHIO

ProMedica Flower Hospital
Whipple Support Group

When: Meets quarterly, please call about upcoming meetings
Where: ProMedica Flower Hospital – Board Room: 5200 Harroun Road, Sylvania, OH 43560
Contact: Nichole Heller
Phone: 419-291-2671, 877-291-1441
Email: nichole.heller@promedica.org
Website: www.promedica.org/flower-hospital/pages/specialty-services/cancer-services-in-sylvania-ohio.aspx
Note: This group is free to Whipple patients, caregivers, family members and friends. Please call for meeting information.

OKLAHOMA

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – Stephenson Cancer Center
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Last Thursday of the month, 6 – 7:00 pm
Where: First Floor Living Room, Stephenson Cancer Center
800 NE 10th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Contact: Mike Linse
Phone: 405-343-3420
Website: stephensoncancercenter.org/Patients/Specialty-and-Treatment-Centers/Supportive-Care/Support-Groups
stephensoncancercenter.org/Calendar
Note: This group is currently on hold due to social distancing recommendations. Please contact for more information and updates.

PENNSYLVANIA

Cancer Support Community – Greater Lehigh Valley
Pancreatic Cancer Networking Group

When: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: 944 Marcon Blvd., Suite 110, Allentown, PA
Contact: Noelia Lightner or Jen Sinclair, LPC
Phone: 610-861-7555
Email: jsinclair@cancersupportglv.org
Website: www.cancersupportglv.org/get-support/programs/support-groups/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Please call for Zoom link and registration information. This group addresses the unique needs and concerns of people affected by pancreatic cancer. Find support and information by meeting others who share your experiences. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Our Clubhouse
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Second Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Our Clubhouse, 2816 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Contact: Colleen Dwyer
Phone: 412-338-1919
Email: octeam@ourclubhouse.org; cdwyer@ourclubhouse.org
Website: http://ourclubhouse.org/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. This group welcomes patients, family members, and friends.

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Support Group

Where: Young Pavilion, Room 4031 Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111-2497
When: Second Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Contact: Anjali Albanese, LSW
Phone: 215-728-2669
Website: foxchase.org/clinical-care/conditions/pancreatic-cancer/support-survivorship
Note: This group is currently on hold due to social distancing recommendations. This support group provides patients and caregivers an open setting in which to share their experiences with others. Meetings may include short presentations by guest speakers on a variety of topics. The support group would be appropriate for patients just diagnosed, going through treatment or post-treatment.

TENNESSEE

Kosten Foundation
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group
When: Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. – Noon
Where: Cordova Public Library, 8457 Trinity Road, Cordova TN 38108
Contact: Kathryn Gilbert Craig
Phone: 901-832-4782
Email: kgilbertcraig@comcast.net
Website: http://www.kostenfoundation.com/support-group/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Visit the website to access the Zoom registration link. This group welcomes patients, family and friends.

TEXAS

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Pancreatic Cancer/Whipple Support Group
When: Second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Weatherford Conference Room, First Floor, 1441 N Beckley Avenue, Dallas, TX 75203
Contact: Nurse Navigator, Jenifer Mallow, DNP, FNP-BC
Phone: 214-933-6601 or 214-933-6615
Email: digestivehealth@mhd.com
Website: methodisthealthsystem.org/methodist-dallas-medical-center/medical-services/cancer-services/patient-family-cancer-resources/cancer-support-groups/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Instructions and a link to join the Zoom meeting are mailed out to everyone who is subscribed to the emailing list. Non-local participants are welcome to join virtually. Patients and caregivers gather monthly to support each other and learn valuable information from guest speakers on a variety of health topics.

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Cancer Center
Gastrointestinal Cancer Support Group

When: Second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Rebecca Sealy Building, Room 1.132, UTMB Campus (corner of Market and 8th Street), Galveston, TX 77555
Contact: Bonnie K. Webster
Phone: 409-771-2678
Email: bonwebster@aol.com
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Please contact Bonnie for registration and to receive a link to the meeting. This group has many members with gastrointestinal cancers, but also accepts patients with other cancers. The group welcomes patients, family and friends. They often host guest speakers on various educational topics as well. Parking after 5 p.m. is available in open lot RHT on the corner of Post Office and 8th streets. Use the access door on Post Office to enter the Rebecca Sealy Building.

VIRGINIA

Inova Life with Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: First Wednesday of each month, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Fair Oaks Cancer Center, 3580 Joseph Siewick, Lower Level, Suite 005, Fairfax, VA 22033
Contact: Shairna Bluesteen, RN, shairna.bluesteen@inova.org, 703-391-4575; or Karen Archer, LCSW, 703-391-3691
Website: lifewithcancer.org
Note: This group is only open to pancreatic cancer patients. Registration is required. To register, please visit lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

Tidewater Virginia Survivors’ Support Group
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: Third Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Thalia United Methodist Church, 4321 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Contact: Vicki L. Friedman
Email: vfriedman120@gmail.com
Website: virginiacancer.com/for-patients/calendar-of-events/pancreatic-cancer-support-group/
Note: Group is currently not meeting due to social distancing measures. Please contact Vicki for updates. This group welcomes patients, family and friends.

Inova Life with Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

When: First Wednesday of each month, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Where: Fair Oaks Cancer Center, 3580 Joseph Siewick, Lower Level, Suite 005, Fairfax, VA 22033
Contact: Shairna Bluesteen, RN, shairna.bluesteen@inova.org, 703-391-4575, or Karen Archer, LCSW, 703-391-3691
Phone: 703-698-2526 (For registration)
Website: www.lifewithcancer.org
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Non-local attendees from anywhere in the U.S. are welcome to join groups virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. This group is open to pancreatic cancer patients only. Registration is required. To register, please visit website or call 24 hours in advance of the meeting. Caregivers may join a Caregiver Connections group, but these are not pancreatic cancer-specific.

WASHINGTON

Building Resilience
Educational and Supportive Workshop

When: Every other Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Virginia Mason Cancer Institute, 1100 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Contact: Kathryn Swingle, MSW, LICSW, Oncology Social Worker, Hilary Turnberg, RN, BSN, Pancreatic Oncology Nurse Navigator
Phone: 206.341.0930
Website: cancerlifeline.org/services/support-groups/pancreaticcancersupportgroup/
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Call Kathryn to RSVP for on-site or Zoom conference call participation. This workshop is for patients and caregivers facing pancreatic cancer. Please contact for information on time, date, and room location, as this information is subject to change.

WASHINGTON, DC

Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center/Georgetown University Hospital
Gastrointestinal Cancer Resource and Support Group

When: First and Third Monday of each month, 11 a.m.
Where: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007
Contact: Leonard Ellentuck, LICSW, 202-444-6288
Note: Please call ahead for meeting location details. This group is for patients, family members and caregivers of patients with gastrointestinal cancers, including pancreatic.

WISCONSIN

University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center
Gastrointestinal Support Group

When:  Third Wednesday of each month
Where:  Gilda’s Club Madison, 7907 UW Health Court, Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: 608-828-8880
Note: Group is meeting virtually due to social distancing recommendations. Please visit the website for Zoom registration details. This support group is for anyone affected by a gastrointestinal cancer. The meetings will focus around educational presentations and mutual support. Parking is free with validation.

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Pancreatic cancer support group

When: Third Wednesdays every other month, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., February through December.
Where: Froedtert Hospital Clinical Cancer Center, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Conference room M, Level 3, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Contact: Julie Moeller
Phone: 414-805-0414
Website: froedtert.com/classes-events/pancreatic-cancer-support-group
Note: Group is currently not meeting due to social distancing measures. Please visit website for information about when group plans to resume meeting. This support group aims to support, educate and provide a network for people who have been diagnosed with pancreas cancer, as well as their families and significant others.

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