Cancer Support Groups and Services

Scripps MD Anderson offers support and resources every step of the way

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Scripps MD Anderson offers support and resources every step of the way

The best cancer care includes more than medical treatment. Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center offers support groups for people living with cancers, including breast, gynecologic, bladder, and head and neck, as well as services to help you with the emotional, psychological, financial and lifestyle aspects of cancer.


From nutrition and mind-body care to guidance from nurse navigators and oncology social workers, we’re here for you.

Cancer support groups

Whether you or a loved one has cancer or you’re caring for someone who does, it helps to connect with others who are going through similar experiences. Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center hosts cancer support groups and free workshops and health and wellness events for people living with cancer.


Scripps currently hosts the following support groups for people with specific cancer types. For information about other cancer support groups in the San Diego community, call the American Cancer Society at 800-227-2345.

Support services for cancer patients, family members and caregivers

Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center offers a comprehensive range of support services and resources to help our patients, family members and caregivers manage the challenges of cancer.