General cancer support groups arranged by location.
Eau Claire — Cancer Recovery and Fitness Program
The Marshfield Clinic Cancer Care Survivorship Program offers the UWEC Cancer Recovery and Fitness Program in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UWEC).
Patients who have gone through surgery, radiation or chemotherapy to treat their cancer may experience changes in mobility, balance, strength or energy level.
The program begins with a fitness evaluation and the exercise prescription is tailored to the individual’s abilities and needs. An oncologist’s referral and clearance from patient’s primary physician are required.
When: Fall, winter, spring and summer semesters
Where: University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire McPhee Center
For more information or to obtain registration materials, contact:
Nicole Boughton, RN
Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center Eau Claire
Eau Claire, Stevens Point and Weston — Livestrong at the Y
Livestrong at the Y is a free, 12-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors wanting to regain health and conditioning from treatment and/or disease.
The course offers free 12-week family membership, two 75-minute classes per week, and free child care. A referral and medical clearance from your oncologist is required.
For more information or to obtain registration materials, contact a program coordinator at your location:
Marshfield Clinic Cancer Center Eau Claire: 715-858-6767
Eau Claire YMCA: 715-839-4606
Stevens Point YMCA: 715-342-2980
Wausau and Weston: 715-841-1854
Stevens Point — Living With Cancer Support Group
Living With Cancer features guest speakers who cover a variety of topics which may include legal issues, spirituality, coping skills, alternative medicine (such as massage/acupuncture/yoga), nutrition, updates in current therapy and others as the group requests/needs.
The group also features occasional movie nights, an annual Christmas Potluck/gift exchange in January, and group participation in the UWSP Relay for Life.
Where: Marshfield Clinic Stevens Point Center, 4100 State Hwy. 66, Stevens Point, WI
When: First Tuesday of each month from 1 - 2:30 p.m.
When: Third Monday of each month from 3:30 - 5 p.m.
For more information, contact: Ruth Glodowski at 715-343-7722 or via email at email@example.com
Wisconsin Rapids — Smiles Against Cancer Support Group
You and your family are invited to participate in fun activities to bring smiles into your life. For more information and registration, call 1-800-656-0664 or 715-424-8787.
To receive mail notifications for this group, please contact Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin Rapids Center and request to have your name added to the mailing list.