Cancer Center Support Groups

Brain Buddies
Support group for adults with brain tumors and their families.
When: 3rd Monday of the month
Time: 10:30 a.m. – Noon (Lunch provided)
Where: The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, Neuro-Oncology 5th Floor
Contact: (205) 934-2921

BRCA Support Group
Support group that offers education and support for individuals with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations and their families.

Camp New Hope
For children who are dealing with a family member’s cancer diagnosis. Camp is held twice a year (Spring and Winter) from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

www.alfoundationforoncology.org

CanSurvive
Support group for ovarian, cervical, endometrial, uterine and other gynecological cancers.

When: 3rd Friday of the month
Time: 12:00 p.m. (Lunch provided)
Where: American Cancer Society
1100 Ireland Way, Suite 201
Birmingham, Alabama

When: 3rd Sunday of the month
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Refreshments provided)
Where: Brookwood Wellness Center at Gold’s Gym
1090 Montgomery Highway
Vestavia Hills, Alabama

Contact: (205) 934-7509, Cansurvivebham@gmail.com

www.cansurvivesupportgroup.org

Leukemia & Lymphoma Patient & Family Support Group
This group is for patients and families living with any type of blood cancer.
Where: Wallace Tumor Institute, Patient & Family Resource Center – Room 220
Contact:  (205) 989-0098

New Beginnings
A support program available to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families.
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Lunch provided)
Where: The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, 5th Floor Conference Room
Contact: Kasi Riley, (205) 801-7907

New Light

A support group for patients with triple negative breast cancer.
Contact: Kimberly Robinson, (205) 975-7912, krobinson@uabmc.edu 

Orthopedic Oncology Support Group
Group support for patients with orthopedic cancers.
Contact: (205) 930-8564

Radiation Oncology Support Group
For cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.
Contact:  (205) 975-5628

US TOO
Group support for prostate cancer patients and families.
When: 3rd Tuesday of the month
Time: 11:30 am (Lunch provided)
Where: American Cancer Society
1100 Ireland Way, Suite 201
Birmingham, Alabama
Contact: (205) 326-9439, jdfarris@uabmc.edu

Young Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group
Group support for breast cancer patients under the age of 45.
When: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 11:30 a.m. (bring a lunch)
Where: American Cancer Society
1100 Ireland Way, Suite 201
Birmingham, Alabama
Contact: Silvia Camata, (205) 975-8656, sgcamata@uab.edu

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