Emanuel Cancer Center

Cancer Support Groups

(209) 664-5044
(209) 664-5027

Cancer patient, family member or caregiver.


For more information about Support Services, please contact the cancer center's social worker at (209) 664-5044. An important part of Emanuel's approach to cancer care is taking care of the emotional well-being of patients and their loved ones. They offer a variety of support groups for patients and families, including:

  • Monkey Business – a support group for kids, ages 5-17, who have a loved one with cancer. Meets twice monthly on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Thrive Cancer support group – open to all adult cancer patients and caregivers regardless of site and stage. Meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Healing Images: Art support group - open to all adult impacted by cancer including caregivers and family. Meets monthly. Call for more details
  • Men's Support (contact them for details)
  • Look Good, Feel Better - this program teaches beauty techniques to women who are actively undergoing cancer treatment, to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. This is a free program sponsored by Emanuel Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society
Please call first to verify meeting days and times prior to attending.
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880 East Tuolumne Road
Turlock, CA  95382
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