Join Our Exclusive Mesothelioma Support Group
- Next Meeting: Aug. 11
- Time: 8 p.m. ET
Our support group provides a rare opportunity for mesothelioma patients, caregivers and family members to share their story and hear from others around the country who are battling the disease.
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Mesothelioma Support Group Benefits
Meet People Like YouLearn more about coping with the disease by connecting with patients who are going through the same process. They are the most qualified to help you understand your unique situation.
Get Professional GuidanceOur mental health counselor, Dana Nolan, will guide you through the often stressful process of dealing with this disease. She has years of experience helping hundreds of people overcome difficulties.
Share Your Story with OthersOne of the best ways mesothelioma patients relieve their stress is by sharing their stories with others. You may be a source of inspiration to someone in the same position as you.
What Are People Saying?
"When you call into the support group, the staff on the call know who you are and are eager to help."Emily WardDiagnosed with pleural mesothelioma in 2012
"This is something that people are not capable of doing in any other forum other than the occasional brief meeting that occurs between patients in the waiting room at an oncologist appointment."DaveSupport group attendee
"The monthly online support group is very important to me. It's helpful to hear directly from other patients openly share information. If you are a patient or a caregiver, go to the website and get involved with the support group."Richard M.Support group attendee
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I attend the support group?Prior to each meeting, participants who have spoken with a Patient Advocate to confirm their contact information will receive an email with a unique link and phone number in order to attend.
What happens in the online support group?Each meeting begins with a brief introduction from Dana, who later opens the floor so the group can share their cancer stories, challenges and achievements. Registered nurse Karen Selby is available to answer medical questions.
What does the group facilitator do?The facilitator will make sure each group member has the opportunity to discuss their mesothelioma concerns without judgment or unsolicited advice from other group members.
What if I don't have internet access?You still can join the group and participate over the phone. Just let us know when you register, and we'll provide you a toll-free number to call.