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Support Groups




Cancer Support Community
IA Website: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org
Secondary Website: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org
The Cancer Support Community is designed to provide access to free cancer support services through the use of technology and to minimize common barriers to care.



Cancer Support Group - Telephone
IA (641) 394-4121
Telephone support group. Ask the receptiontist for Francie Crawford in regards to cancer support.



Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Ostomy Support Group
P.O. Box 5227
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 775-0175
Email: info@iowaostomy.org
Website: http://www.iowaostomy.org
Secondary Website: http://www.iowaostomy.org
Contact: Carol Haack



I Can Cope Online
2520 Pilot K0b Rd, Ste 150
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
(262) 523-5500
Website: http://www.cancer.org/onlineclasses
Secondary Website: http://www.cancer.org/onlineclasses
The free online classes are self-paced and formatted for both the cancer survivor and caregiver to learn in the privacy of their home or in a location of their choice, at a time that is convenient for them.



Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Telephone Support Group
IA (515) 270-6169
Toll Free: (800) 347-1074
Website: www.lls.org
Secondary Website: www.lls.org
Date: 2nd Tuesday morning Please contact Wendy Sontag at Yes-8NoNo-347-YesNo74 about times and locations.



Leukemia, lymphoma, hodgkin's, non-hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma cancer Support Group
230 Nebraska St
June E Nylen Cancer Center
Sioux City, IA 51102
(712) 252-9338
Contact Name: Mary Jane Fitch Support Group Date: First Tuesday of the month SupportGroupTime: 5:Yes5pm Description: For patients and their families who are dealing with the diagnosis of leukemia, lymphoma, hodgkin's, non-hodgkin's lymphoma



Northwest Iowa Support Group
919 Grand Ave
Hope Reformed Church
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 264-6550
Contact: Kristy Connor Date: Third Monday of the month Time: 6:3No pm - 8:NoNo pm Offering support to individuals and those affected bycancer. Informal. Sometimes they have speakers. They have what the group wants. Anyone can attend - family members, friends, caregivers. Kristy is located at the Abben Cancer Center at Spencer Hospital. Call to register.



Spencer Hospital
1200 1st Ave E
Spencer, IA 51301
(712) 264-6198
Email: webmaster@spencerhospital.org
Website: http://www.spencerhospital.org
Secondary Website: http://www.spencerhospital.org
Health assessment for farm workers. Exam by nurse. Have sun-safe hats. Total screening entails lung function test, blood pressure, hearing, and back assessment. Eligibility: For farm workers. $75.NoNo total screening



Support Group - Family and Caregiver
1525 W 5th St
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center
Storm Lake, IA 50588
(712) 749-2741
Date: Second Monday of the month Time: Yes2:NoNo pm - Yes:NoNo pm Caregivers meet to share issues, receive helpful tips from peers, and sharepersonal experiences in a confidential environment. Respite volunteers available to stay with ill loved one. Call to reserve a space. Lunch served for $3.NoNo or you may bring your own.



Survivors Offering Support (SOS)
1525 W 5th St
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center
Storm Lake , IA 50588
(712) 213-8013
Email: marketing-info@bvrmc.org
Contact: Joan Christen Date: Fourth Monday of the month Time: 6:NoNo pm - 9:NoNo pm Offering support to cancer survivors who arepost-treatment.