Cancer Support Now Inc. “We are a community of survivors reaching out, supporting, informing and advocating for survivors, their loved ones and caregivers.”
One resource for addressing life after cancer in a community of people who have been there.
PO Box 37338 Albuquerque, NM 87176
Helpline: 505-255-0405 855-955-3500
Offers immediate support
Matches you with one on one trained volunteers
Refers you to support groups
A few support groups
- The Women’s North Valley Cancer Support Now Group. This support group has been active for years.
Meets every other Thursday night 6:30 to 8:30pm in the North Valley for caregivers and those with a diagnosis of cancer. Call Cancer Support Now, Inc for location 255-0405
- Survivors Writing Together
Writing support group every Monday 3 to 4:30pm at UNM Cancer Center. Call 255-0405
- Fourth Saturday Cancer Support Now Survivors Group
For those with a diagnosis of cancer, men and women, meets the 4th Saturday of each month from 10:30 to noon. At Adelante on Osuna west of Jefferson. Young breast cancer survivor facilitator available to meet the needs of younger breast cancer survivors. A cancer caregiver support group is held in the same place, same time, separate room. Call 255-0405
There is much more to this hospitable group including training programs, the Annual Long Term Effects of Cancer Survivorship Conference.
I learned of this group through Patti Lentz at High Desert Yoga