Support

Radiation Oncology Support Group

Group open to all Grady Health System cancer patients receiving radiation treatment. Learn through lively discussions how to better navigate Grady, and radiation treatment while interacting with other patients.

Date: Every Thursday
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Edward C. Loughlin, Jr. Radiation Oncology Center
145 Edgewood Avenue (corner of Edgewood and Piedmont Avenues)
Contact: Lisa Harris, (404) 616-6379

New Beginning Breast Cancer Support Group

Provides peer-to-peer support and education on a variety of topics important to breast cancer patients and their support system.

Date: Fourth Monday every month
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence
Support Group Room 9B013
Contact: Makeeta Rayton, (404) 489-9036

American Cancer Society’s Look Good…Feel Better

A free, hands-on, group workshop dedicated to helping female cancer patients cope with and combat the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Learn about skin care and make-up applications as well as demonstrations on hair/wig techniques.

Date: Third Monday each month
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence
Cancer Resource Center, Room 9B015
Contact: Sahirah Khabeer, (404) 489-9037

Oncology Patient Education Seminar

These monthly educational sessions are created to empower all Grady cancer patients, cancer survivors, and their families and caregivers by presenting valuable information regarding navigating through Grady, the Cancer Center, and topics such as treatment, nutrition, survivorship, advanced directives, cancer legal aid, financial counseling and much more.

Date: First & Third Wednesday each month
Time: 10 to 11 a.m.
Location: Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence
9B and 10B waiting rooms
Contact: Dollmeshia Adams, (404) 489-9035

The New You Survivorship Support Group

The New You Survivorship Support Group is designed to assist survivors to cope with the various physical and emotional changes that have occurred as a result of treatment.

Date: Third Monday each month
Time: 1 to 2 p.m.
Location: Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence
9E002
Contact: Patricia Kim, NP (404) 489-9003