Cancer Specific Programs

Our cancer specific programs include drop-in groups where those facing cancer can gain information, gather for support, and share their concerns. Family members are welcome.

We offer a group for those with blood cancers as well as a group for those with gynecological cancers.

We encourage you to also explore some of our other programs like exercise which helps to address some of the physical side effects from treatment, our hands-on cooking classes, our gentle movement classes which include tai chi, yoga and qigong or art therapy which provides an opportunity to find ways to use creative expression to cope with the cancer journey.

BLOOD CANCERS: Family members welcome

Understanding Your Blood Counts

Presenter: Stevi Gutin, RN

TGP East: Monday, September 17, 6:30-8:00pm


Breast Cancer Connection

Telephone support for those with breast cancer. Call 440.442.4433

Group for Young Women (20s, 30s, & 40s) with Breast Cancer

TGP West: Tuesdays, August 7 & September 4, 6:30-8:00pm

Group for Those with Metastatic Breast Cancer

TGP East: Wednesdays, July 11, August 8 & September 12, 11:00am-12:30pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Symposium 

Learn about the latest treatment updates, survivorship issues focusing on emotion health and managing radiation side effects. Continental breakfast, including a smoothie demonstration provided. Lunch prepared by Chef Michael Lyons. In collaboration with University Hospitals and The Cleveland Clinic Presenters: Elizabeth G Lovelace, M.A. CCC-SLP, Chad Zender, MD, FACS, Joel Marcus, PsyD

TGP East: Tuesday, September 15, 9:00am-1:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)


Prostate Cancer Information Session

Men (only) diagnosed within the last 6 months.

TGP East: Thursdays, July 12, August 9 & September 13, 5:30-6:15pm

TGP West: Tuesdays, July 17, August 21 & September 18, 5:30-6:15pm

Prostate Partners' Partners

Participate and network with other women who help and support men diagnosed with prostate cancer. For women only.

Prostate Partners-Family members are welcome.

There's an Exercise for That! Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

TGP East: Thursday, July 12, 6:30-8:00pm / Presenter: Janine Laughlin, PT

TGP West: Tuesday, July 17, 6:30-8:00pm / Presenter: Betsy O'Dougherty, PT

Trade-Offs: Treatment Choices and Side Effects

TGP East: Thursday, August 9, 6:30-8:00pm / Presenter: Susan Flick, CNP, OCN

TGP West: Tuesday, August 21, 6:30-8:00pm / Presenters: William A. Larchian, MD & James Ulchaker, MD

The Gray Cloud: Stress, Fatigue and Sleep Issues

TGP East: Thursday, September 13, 6:30-8:00pm / Presenter: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S

TGP West: Tuesday, September 18, 6:30-8:00pm / Erin Raftner, PhD, CCLS

A Few Friendly Reminders

For questions about all of our cancer specific programs contact Ellen Heyman or Betsy Kohn.

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