Support Groups & Events
NorthShore University HealthSystem hosts various support groups and events for patients and caregivers coping with cancer. For dates and times or for more information, visit our Cancer Care & Prevention Calendar.
- Brain and Spine Cancer
The Brain Tumor and Caregiver Support Group
NorthShore University HealthSystem invites patients, family members and friends to attend its monthly support group. Gain emotional support and practical knowledge through sharing mutual experiences, information and coping techniques.
- Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Support Group
This support group is for breast cancer patients at any stage of treatment. Individuals are invited to participate in these open-ended meetings.
- Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer Discussion Group
This open discussion group is for cancer patients, family members, and caregivers. It provides access to the most current information regarding available treatments and discusses concerning issues relevant to head and neck cancers.
- Prostate Cancer
UsToo Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group
Us TOO is an education and support group for men with prostate cancer and their families. We welcome wives, family members and friends. It provides resources on managing life with prostate cancer. We will host a different speaker on a range of topics from the newest treatment options to prostate cancer-friendly food to symptom management.
- Women's Cancer
Look Good...Feel Better
A special support group for women actively undergoing cancer treatment that teaches beauty techniques and strategies to combat appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. This program is offered in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, CTFA, and NCA.
- KCC and The Cancer Wellness Center - New Educational Series
- Evanston KCC: Caring for the Caregiver, Cancer 101: Navigating a New Diagnosis, Talking to your Kids (& Adolescents) about Cancer
- Glenbrook KCC: Cancer 101: Navigating a New Diagnosis, Couples and Cancer, Sexuality and Cancer
- Outreach Activities
By participating in community outreach activities the Kellogg Cancer Center aims to improve quality of life for those experiencing cancer.
- Oral Cancer Walk for Awareness
Please join the NorthShore Kellogg Team for the 2nd Annual Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness-Northern Illinois on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. at the beautiful Busse Woods Forest Preserve located at Higgins Road & Arlington Heights Road in Elk Grove, Illinois.