West Cancer Foundation

901.322.2984

 

West Cancer Foundation in a Memphis-based nonprofit dedicated to advancing the fight against cancer by investing in cancer research and education, supporting cancer patients, and promoting the overall health of our community.

  • Mammograms:

Screening or diagnostic mammograms for women who are uninsured. Call to see if you qualify and to schedule your appointment.

  • Lymphedema Program:

Compression sleeves and/or gloves for breast cancer patients who are suffering from lymphedema and cannot afford the garments or the copays for therapy.

  • Form Fitting Program:

Post-masectomy supplies for breast cancer patients including mastectomy bras and prostheses for patients who cannot afford these supplies.

American Cancer Society: Reach to Recovery

1 (800) 227-2345

  • A program for breast cancer patients
  • You can get paired with a like individual (survivor, fellow patient) to share experiences, get support, etc.
  • Call the number to speak to a representative to get set up at no cost.

Breast Cancer Support Group & Psychosocial Services

Baptist Cancer Center 80 Humphreys Boulevard Suite 340 Memphis, TN (901) 226-3585

  • A support and education group for women who are cancer patients and survivors.
  • Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 12-1:30 pm.
  • Please RSVP

Cancer Awareness Support Group

Brighton ARP Church, 81 Church Street, Brighton, TN

  • Open to all touched by cancer
  • Meets 2nd Monday night of the month from 5 -6 pm
  • Please call Sue 901-359-0968 for questions or more information
  • Private Facebook Support Page

Cancer Support Group

St. Mark’s UMC 8255 Winchester Rd., Memphis, TN 38125 (901) 754-8185

  • Cancer support group open to the community, all diagnoses.
  • Meets every Monday at 6 pm.

Cancer Support Group

Highpoint Church 6000 Briarcrest Ave.

  • This group is for both patients and caregivers.
  • Meets every 3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm.
  • No RSVP needed.

Carin’ and Sharin’ Support Group

Memphis, TN (901)484-9624

  • Call the Hot Pink Line for information on their monthly meetings for breast cancer patients and survivors.

Cancer Hope Network

cancerhopenetwork.org

  • Provides free one-on-one peer support for adult cancer patients and their loved ones.

Faith in the Face of Cancer

Avery Chapel AME Church 483 Church Road East Southaven, MS (901) 486-7454

  • A faith-based support group for men, women, survivors, and caregivers.
  • Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 – 8 PM

Brain Tumor Support Group

North MS Medical Center Tupelo, MS (662) 377-4049 or (800) 843-3375

  • Open to anyone diagnosed with a brain tumor and their caregivers.
  • Meets the last Tuesday, monthly.

Herb Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

Cordova Public Library 8457 Trinity Road Cordova, TN (901)832-4782 [email protected]

  • The group is open to patients, family members, or anyone interested in sharing experiences and information related to pancreatic cancer.
  • Meets 2nd Saturday of the month, 10 AM – 12 PM

Man to Man Prostate Cancer Group

North MS Medical Center East Tower, 1st Floor Diabetes Classroom Tupelo, MS (662) 3773522 or (800) 843-3375

  • Support group for those with prostate cancer.

Memphis Area Ostomy Group

First Evangelical Church 735 Ridge Lake Blvd. Memphis, TN (901) 754-6814

  • Ostomy support
  • Meets at 2 pm quarterly: January, April, July, & October.

Men’s Cancer Education & Support Group

Belmont Village Senior Living 6605 North Quail Hollow Rd Memphis, TN (901)226-3585

  • This program is a support and educational group for men who have undergone treatment for cancer.
  • Meets 3rd Monday of every month, Noon – 1:30 PM
  • Please RSVP

Multiple Myeloma Support

Shoemaker Financial 2176 West St., Suite 110 Germantown, TN 38138 (901) 757-5757

  • Excellent way to meet and interact with fellow MM patients and their family members; learn new things about treatment and management.
  • Meets 3rd Tuesday, monthly, 5:30-7:00pm

Olive Branch Cancer Support Group

Center for Skills and Knowledge 9146 Pigeon Roost Rd. Olive Branch, MS 38654 (901) 288-4065

  • Relax and share on topics that are important to you as a patient.
  • Give and receive info from others with cancer.
  • Meets 3rd Monday of the month, 10am-12 noon.

Oxford Reach to Recovery Breast Cancer Support Group

Azalea Gardens Oxford, MS (662) 234-7507

  • Meets first Monday at 6pm in the months of: Feb, April, June, Aug, Nov, and Dec.

Rainbow of Hope Men & Women Cancer Support Group

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 480 S. Highland Street Memphis, TN (901)550-8532

  • For men and women with all types of cancer
  • Meets 4th Saturday of every month, 11:30 AM

Sassy Sparrows Breast Cancer Survivor Group

Baptist Cancer Center 504 Azalea Dr. Southaven, MS (662) 513-9609

  • For survivors and those who have lost loved ones to Breast Cancer.  Meets 3rd Saturday, monthly, at 1130am

Sisters Network

Link Centre Tupelo, MS (662) 842-3440

  • Tupelo Chapter of the African American breast cancer survivor’s support group.
  • Meets 1st Monday, monthly, 5:30 pm

STAARS (Surviving Thriving African-American Rallying Support Group)

Delta Medical Center 3000 Getwell Road Memphis, TN (901)319-9099

  • A support group for those with all cancer types.
  • Lunch is provided at no cost
  • Meets 1st Saturday of every month

Thriving with Cancer: A Care Group

Bellevue Baptist Church 2000 Appling Rd. Memphis, TN (901) 347-2000

  • Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

Thyroid Cancer (ThyCa) Support Group

Salvation Army Kroc Center Misner Conference Room 800 E Parkway South Memphis, TN [email protected]

  • Come and meet people with challenges similar to yours. Share personal experiences, offer practical tips to cope, & provide emotional and moral support.
  • Meets the last Monday of the month from 6-7:30pm.

Tupelo Lost Chords Club

Longtown Medical Park Conference Room Tupelo, MS (662) 377-3248

  • Club is open to all laryngectomies, spouses, and interested professionals.
  • Meets at noon the 4th Thursday, monthly

Waldednstrom’s Macroglobulinemia

Memphis Center for Women & Families 5154 Stage Rd., Suite 102 (901) 494-3049

  • IWMF support for patients, caregivers, family & friends, or anyone interested in the disease.
  • Meets quarterly on Saturdays at 2 pm.
  • Please RSVP.

Women Together

Carriage Court Assisted Living 1645 West Massey Road Memphis, TN (901)226-3585

  • This program is a support and education group for women facing the challenges of living with advanced and chronic cancer. Meetings provide an opportunity for women to share experiences, strength, and hope.
  • Meets every other Friday, 11:30 AM
  • Please RSVP

Learn more about how to schedule an appointment or refer a patient to our oncology specialists here at West Cancer Center.