Supportive Care

Premier Health offers several support groups to help your patients with cancer learn from – and support – others who are facing the same challenges. Here’s what we offer your patients.

If you have cancer, you may find comfort in the support of others who know what you are experiencing. Premier Health offers the following support groups to help you manage the emotional and psychological demands of cancer.

Collaborations of Hope Cancer Care Support Group

This group program offers support to all people whom cancer affects. No matter your specific disease site, whether you are currently undergoing treatment, or you are a survivor or a caregiver, you are welcome to attend this program.  The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. at Miami Valley Hospital South Comprehensive Cancer Center, Tree of Hope Room, on the second floor. For more information call (937) 438-7880(937) 438-7880

Sharing Our Strength (SOS)

You are invited to a breast cancer support group held at Miami Valley Hospital North on the third Monday of the month, at 6 p.m., in the Education Center, located inside the Main Street entrance. A typical meeting offers a guest speaker for the first hour and an opportunity to share and connect with others during the second hour. Topics vary. They include lymphedema, Q & A with an oncology physician or nurse practitioner, community resources, genetics, clinical trials, and diagnosis and treatment updates. Contact (937) 734-6117(937) 734-6117.

Look Good, Feel Better… for Women

A trained, volunteer cosmetologist facilitates this interactive group program. The cosmetologist teaches women how to cope with skin changes and hair loss, the most common appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. 

Call the American Cancer Society Patient Navigator at (937) 438-7150(937) 438-7150

To receive free self-help materials, call the Look Good…Feel Better toll-free number at (800) 395-5665(800) 395-5665

Ostomy Support Group

The Ostomy Support Group offers education, support, and sharing experiences and insight into living with an ostomy. Family members or others are welcome.  This group meets at the Upper Valley Medical Center Cancer Care Center on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.  Call (937) 440-4706(937) 440-4706  for more information. 

Contact Us

Premier Health offers an extensive network of experienced cancer specialists, close to home, who welcome your referrals. Find a cancer specialist best suited to your patient’s unique needs.

Our cancer specialists have access to nationally recognized cancer care protocols and best practices, since Premier Health is a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center.