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Cancer Specific Support Groups & Programs

At The Gathering Place, we meet participants wherever they are on their cancer journey starting at diagnosis. Some programs offered at TGP are available to people with specific types of cancer.

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Contact Mary Fisher Bornstein (TGP East), Andrea Sonnie (East) or Susan Marinac (TGP West) with questions about our programs for women with breast cancer or to set up an appointment for one-to-one support.


Our monthly support group is a place for others sharing a similar gynecological or reproductive cancer experience. This group discusses available treatment options and experiences, plus how to manage side effects including fatigue, menopausal symptoms, neuropathy, changes in weight, body image, sexual health, and benefits of a pelvic floor specialist.


This support group takes place every other month and led by our licensed social worker. As a participant navigates their treatment, our group provides a space where people can share similar experiences, ways of coping and hear about great resources from professionals.

Oral, Head & Neck

Meeting monthly, our Oral, Head & Neck Cancer peer-to-peer support group provides a safe environment for individuals to connect with others experiencing or have experienced a similar diagnosis and treatment;.


Meeting the 4th Monday of every month, our pancreatic support group provides a network for individuals and caregivers. This support group is a safe place to cope with the emotional and physical aspects by providing a space to share feelings, experiences and resources.


Our monthly Prostate Partners offers an opportunity for men diagnosed with prostate cancer to learn about treatment options, as well as gain support from talking with other men. Specialists in various fields provide education and information on cutting edge therapies and tools for coping. Prostate Partners offers a safe, comfortable environment for men and their families to address issues regarding diagnosis and treatment.