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Nobody should have to face breast cancer alone. These support groups are available for patients, family and friends looking for strength during this difficult time.*

Women with Breast Cancer - Columbia St. Mary's
Meets the second and fourth Monday each month from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Vandyke Haebler Center
2025 East Newport Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Call (414) 961-4552 for more information

Breast Cancer Support Group for African-American Women - Froedtert Hospital
Dates and times vary. Please contact Oza Holmes, RN for more information.
(414) 219-6358
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Breast Cancer Networking Group - Gilda's Club
Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
4050 N. Oakland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Call Susan Mingesz at (414) 962-8201 ext. 101 to sign up

ABC (After Breast Cancer) for Seniors - Wheaton Francison Healthcare
Meets the second and fourth Thursday of every month from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wheaton Francison Hospital
201 N. Mayfair Rd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Young Survival Coalition
Meets the second Thursday or each month at 6:30 p.m.
Froedert Hospital Cancer Center
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(866) 541-1972
yscmilwaukee@youngsurvival.org

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
This non-profit pairs breast cancer patients with trained volunteers who have survived breast cancer themselves. Click here for more information.
To be paired with a mentor, call (414) 918-9222 or toll free at (800) 977-4121.

The After Breast Cancer Resource List offers comprehensive local information on the following subjects: Hats, Wigs, Hairstylists and Make-Up Artists; Prostheses and Clothing; Complementary Therapies, Physical and Occupational Therapy; Lymphedema, Psychotherapy, Support Groups and Services; Books and Website Resources.

To download a copy, click here.

*Dates, times and addresses of meetings can change. Please contact each group for more information.

Other information:

Treatment and Frequently Asked Questions
Information for Healthcare Providers How to support
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Homepage

 

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