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Cancer Support Groups and Classes

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marshfield Clinic Cancer Care offers a variety of support groups for cancer patients and their families. 

These groups meet throughout Central, North, Northwest and Western Wisconsin.​

Breast cancer support groups​​

General cancer support groups

American Cancer Society Patient Navigator​

Throughout your cancer journey, an American Cancer Society Patient Navigator is there to guide you. 

A Patient Navigator can provide extensive cancer information, research and link you to local and national resources such as:

  • Ground and air transportation
  • ​Lodging resources and assistance
  • Wig, head covering and prosthesis options
  • Payment assistance
  • Support group information
  • Camps and survivor retreats
  • Wish granting organizations
  • Insurance information and available financial and co-pay assistance
  • Family and caregiver resources​

For more information about these support services ​​please contact our American Cancer Society Patient Navigator at 800-782-8581, ext. 75601 or 800-227-2345​.​​​​​​

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Contact us for care

If this is a medical emergency, call 911.

Call: 1-866-520-2510

(Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Test Your Knowledge of Cancer's Warning Signs

Early detection of cancer is important because it is usually easier to treat—and possibly cure—when caught early. Do you know what signs to look for? Take this quiz to find out more.

1. Any sudden or progressive change in a mole's appearance could be a sign of skin cancer.
2. A new mole or a change in an existing mole may be a sign of skin cancer.
3. One sign of malignant melanoma is a mole with shades of tan, brown, black, or blue.
4. Changes, lumps, or hard masses in the testicles are signs of testicular cancer.
5. A change in bowel habits—blood in the stool or chronic constipation—is a common symptom of stomach cancer.
6. Lumps, hard knots, or a thickening in the breast could mean breast cancer.
7. A nagging cough or hoarseness could be signs of lung cancer.
8. Prostate cancer often has no symptoms in its early stages.
9. Symptoms of mouth or tongue cancer include a sore inside the mouth that doesn't heal and mouth pain that doesn't get better or go away.
10. Bladder cancer has no symptoms.