Polk, Hardee and Highlands Support Groups-Cancer
Meeting with others who are in the same situation offers a unique opportunity to share feelings and gain valuable tips. As a rule, support groups are offered free of charge, however you should call ahead to find out the particulars.
Center For Cancer Care And Research
1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd
First Baptist Church At The Mall
1010 E. Memorial Blvd
Lakeland Regional Cancer Center
3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd
863-859-6000 ext 273
1401 Griffin Road
Winter Haven Hospital
863-293-1211 ext 3363
200 Avenue F N.E.
Winter Haven, FL
Online Cancer Support Groups
The Association of Cancer Online Resources provides support, information, and community to patients, family caregivers and professional health providers. There are over 130 online lists to choose from, including groups on specific diagnoses, alternative therapies, depression, fatigue, financial concerns... Online support groups offer the flexibility of 24 hour, 7 day a week access. Some people report that the anonymity of an online community is actually helpful in sharing feelings and concerns.
Please Note: Cornerstone does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.