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Support & Education

The Kettering Health Network provides many different support groups and services - from cancer support to caring for an aging parent. Our support groups provide comfort, education, and resources to patients and their families. Learning about your cancer can be overwhelming and you may have many questions-we are here to help and talk about it with your care team and with the people close to you.

Brain Tumor

Southwest Ohio Brain Tumor Support Group
Kettering Medical Center
For brain tumor patients (not restricted to cancer), family members or friends.

Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE for more information.

Breast Cancer

Navigating the Breast Cancer Journey Class
Free to anyone diagnosed with breast cancer.
Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE to register.

SOAR (strength, optimism, and recovery)
Kettering Medical Center
For those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and survivors of breast cancer.

Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE for more information.

Cancer Support (General)

For more information on any of these groups Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE.

Cancer Support Group at Greene Memorial Hospital
Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center

Cancer Support Group at Fort Hamilton Hospital
Gebhart Cancer Center

Caring and Sharing at Kettering Medical Center
Kettering Medical Center, Nelson Conf Rooms
For people with any type of cancer, their families and friends.

Leukemia & Lymphoma & Myeloma

Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Family Support Group
Kettering Medical Center
For patients and families with leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplasic syndromes, and other blood related conditions.
Co-Sponsored by the Leukemia Lymphoma Society
Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE for more information.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Kettering Medical Center
For support of patients who have prostate cancer.
Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE for more information.


 Calendar of Events

Date Title Location

Apr 21
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

May 06
SOAR -strength, optimism, & recovery (breast CA)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A women's group focusing on issues unique to breast cancer. Typically, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms, ground floor. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


May 06
Prostate Cancer Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Typically, guest pseaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms on the griound floor.  Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


May 06
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

May 06
Caring & Sharing (cancer support)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A discussion group for cancer patients with any type of cancer. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.  Typically, a guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center rooms at Kettering Medical Center. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


May 06
Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Family Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For adult patients and their families and friends. Includes leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma as well as other blood-related diseases. Offered in collaboration with the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. Typcailly, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Rooms at KMC. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


May 13
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

May 13
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

May 19
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Jun 03
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

Jun 03
Cancer Support Groups - Picnic
Paw Paw Shelter - Hills & Dales - 5 Rivers Metro Park

Description: KHN Cancer Support Groups Annual Picnic carry-in picnic at 6PM Hills & Dales - Five Rivers Metro Park, Paw Paw Shelter, 100 Deep Hollow Road Each person or family is asked to bring 1-2 food items to share. Drinks, paper plates, cups, napkins, and utensils will be provided.  

Jun 10
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Jun 10
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Jun 16
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Jul 01
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

Jul 08
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Jul 08
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Jul 21
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Aug 05
SOAR -strength, optimism, & recovery (breast CA)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A women's group focusing on issues unique to breast cancer. Typically, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms, ground floor. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Aug 05
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

Aug 05
Prostate Cancer Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Typically, guest pseaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms on the griound floor.  Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Aug 05
Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Family Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For adult patients and their families and friends. Includes leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma as well as other blood-related diseases. Offered in collaboration with the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. Typcailly, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Rooms at KMC. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Aug 05
Caring & Sharing (cancer support)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A discussion group for cancer patients with any type of cancer. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.  Typically, a guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center rooms at Kettering Medical Center. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Aug 12
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Aug 12
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Aug 18
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Sep 02
Caring & Sharing (cancer support)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A discussion group for cancer patients with any type of cancer. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.  Typically, a guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center rooms at Kettering Medical Center. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Sep 02
Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Family Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For adult patients and their families and friends. Includes leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma as well as other blood-related diseases. Offered in collaboration with the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. Typcailly, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Rooms at KMC. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Sep 02
SOAR -strength, optimism, & recovery (breast CA)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A women's group focusing on issues unique to breast cancer. Typically, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms, ground floor. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Sep 02
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

Sep 02
Prostate Cancer Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Typically, guest pseaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms on the griound floor.  Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Sep 09
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Sep 09
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Sep 15
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Sep 16
Cancer Survivors' Seminars
Kettering Medical Center

Description: Your needs are not the same as someone who is just hearing the word “cancer” for the first time or is on active treatment for his or her cancer. You are more likely focused on getting back to living life - finding your new sense of “normal”, returning to work or to family responsibilities, and perhaps taking steps to become a healthier you. This new seminar series is designed to help you with what comes “next” – beyond your cancer journey.  It is recommended that you attend the class, “From Cancer Patient to Survivor” before attending these seminars. Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care at 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register or for more information.

Oct 07
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

Oct 07
Cancer Support Beading for Hope
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

This is an annual Kettering Health Network Cancer Support Groups event held in the Nelson Conference Center rooms at Kettering Medical Center. Carolyn and Katie will lead us to make our own cancer bracelets. Please RSVP to 1-855-500-CURE (2873) so we will have enough materials for everyone.


Oct 14
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Oct 14
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Oct 20
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Nov 04
Cancer Support Group - GMH
Greene Memorial Hospital

Description: Open to cancer patients, families, or anyone touched by cancer. EMotional support and networking with others living with cancer. Educational programs will be offered as requested by group members. Call Kettering Cancer Care 855-500-CURE (2873) or Cindy Spradlin, RN at 352-2144. Greene Memorial Hospital Cancer SUpport Group meets in the Ruth G. McMillan Cancer Center from 7pm-8:30pm. Please enter through the glass sliding doors of the Vera Schneider Building.

Nov 04
Caring & Sharing (cancer support)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A discussion group for cancer patients with any type of cancer. Families and friends are encouraged to attend.  Typically, a guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center rooms at Kettering Medical Center. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Nov 04
Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Family Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For adult patients and their families and friends. Includes leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma as well as other blood-related diseases. Offered in collaboration with the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. Typcailly, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Rooms at KMC. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Nov 04
Prostate Cancer Support
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

For men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Typically, guest pseaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms on the griound floor.  Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Nov 04
SOAR -strength, optimism, & recovery (breast CA)
Kettering Medical Center

Description:

A women's group focusing on issues unique to breast cancer. Typically, guest speaker from 6:30 to 7:15PM, followed by small group discussions at 7:15PM. Nelson Conference Center Rooms, ground floor. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).


Nov 11
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Nov 11
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Nov 17
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Dec 02
Cancer Support Christmas Party
Kettering SDA Church

Description:

This is an annual carry-in dinner that is free to cancer patients and their families. It is held at the Kettering SDA Church, across the street from Kettering Medical Center. Please plan to arrive at 6PM. The dinner will begin no later than 6:30PM. No advanced registration is necessary, but each person or family is asked to bring 1 or 2 salads, casseroles, desserts or other food items to share. Call 1-855-500-CURE (2873) if you have questions.


Dec 09
Wellsprings of Hope - (cancer) mind, body, spirit
Kettering Medical Center

Description: A Free Program for your Mind, Body, & Spirit. Valuable tips on exercise and nutrition, as well as educational information and prayer, as we equip you to fight your cancer.  Registration is recommended. Please call Kettering Cancer Care 1- 855-500-CURE (2873) to register. For more information, call Karen Wonders, Maple Tree Alliance 477-8213

Dec 09
Cancer Class
Kettering Medical Center

Description: This class is for anyone newly diagnosed with cancer of any type. You will learn about cancer, common cancer treatments, how to manage common symptoms, and connect to resources, including oncology team members such as the social worker, registered dietitian, certified oncology nurses, and more. Advanced registration is required. Classes with no one registered in advance will be cancelled.. Please call Kettering Cancer Care for the current schedule and to register at 1-855-500-CURE (2873).

Dec 15
Cancer Support Group - FHH
Fort Hamilton Hospital

Description:  For any type of cancer. Call Kettering Cancer Care at 855-500-CURE (2873). Fort Hamilton Hospital - meets in the Gebhart Cancer Center from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
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Fort Hamilton Hospital
630 Eaton Ave
Hamilton, OH 45013

Grandview Hospital
405 W. Grand Ave
Dayton, OH 45405

Greene Memorial Hospital
1141 N Monroe Dr
Xenia, OH 45429

Kettering Hospital
3535 Southern Blvd
Kettering, OH 45429

Soin Hospital
3535 Pentagon Blvd
Beavercreek, OH 45431

Southview Hospital
1997 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd
Centerville, OH 45459

Sycamore Hospital
4000 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd
Miamisburg, OH 45342




 
 
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