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Support Groups

There are a variety of support and educational groups at Karmanos to assist our patients and their families in dealing with the challenges associated with a cancer diagnosis. Support and educational groups provide the opportunity for networking, learning and alleviating feelings of isolation.

Karmanos offers support groups at our main campus in Detroit, our Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, and other locations in the Metro Detroit area.

Registration is required before attending our groups and classes. Schedules and topics change regularly. For the most current information, please call 1-800-KARMANOS (1-800-527-6266) and ask for Social Work department or view our online event calendar.

Karmanos Cancer Center Support Groups

The Karmanos Cancer Center Main Campus is located at 4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201.

  • Anamilo Club – a monthly support group located at Karmanos Cancer Center for larynegectomy patients, family and friends.
  • BRAVE - a monthly support group for males with any type of cancer
  • Detroit Bladder Cancer Network - a quarterly support group for all bladder cancer patients, their family and friends
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Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center Support Groups

Karmanos’ Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center is located at 31995 Northwestern Highway, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

  • Friends Like Me -  After school program centered around art therapy for school age children who have a parent, sibling, or grandparent with cancer
  • Spouses Bereavement Group - support for men and women who have had a spouse die of cancer
  • Women’s Wellness Group - networking and discussion group for women who are living with cancer
  • Young Woman's Support Group - support for women in their twenties and thirties with cancer or a history of cancer
  • Men's Wellness Group - networking and discussion group for men who are living with cancer
  • Family Group - support group for men and women who have a spouse living with cancer
  • Healing Arts Program – offers support and relieves stress for anyone living with cancer through the use of meditation, Reiki massage, yoga and tai chi
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor Support Group - offers support for patients with neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumors and their family members
  • Scrapbooking – offers support and helps relieve stress through scrapbooking. All supplies are provided just bring your own pictures, mementos, etc.
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