Support Groups

Often the greatest comfort can be found in community – talking with others who are going through a similar situation. MUSC Health keeps an updated list of opportunities available for connecting with others. Meeting times and locations are subject to change – please call the support group contact to confirm these details. 

Hollings Breast Cancer Support Group

Join us online for a monthly support group moderated by MUSC Hollings Cancer Center providers with expertise in the psychological experience of people with cancer. You can participate however you feel most comfortable: video on, video off, or call in. All options are available.

  • Connect with other individuals who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • Share your experience in a private, convenient and comfortable setting.
  • Brainstorm ideas on ways to manage the many challenges of cancer.
  • Discuss topics and ideas that are relevant to individuals with breast cancer, including recent diagnosis, current treatment and survivorship.

Upcoming Sessions 

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
"Anxiety & fears of cancer recurrence"
Moderator: Stacey Maurer, Ph.D.
Register for December session

CanCare

CanCare is a nonprofit cancer support service with a mission to improve the quality of life for cancer survivors and their families. CanCare consists of a network of trained volunteers, including survivors, family members of survivors and medical professionals who provide emotional support, information and cancer-related resources.

For more information, visit cancare.org.

Cancer Support Group - Mount Pleasant

All survivors and caretakers are welcome at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church's "Cancer Club – Where Hope Happens." It meets every fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Parlor, September through June. This support group is for all cancer types. Meetings take place at 302 Hibben Street, Mount Pleasant, S.C. 29464.

For more information, email lmcgregorsimmons@mppc.net or call 843-884-4612.

The Lonon Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps children affected by a parent or caregiver's cancer diagnosis to find comfort, heal and grow from their shared experiences.

For more information, visit thelononfoundation.org.

Women's Cancer Survivor Support Group

This support group is for female cancer patients currently undergoing treatment and those who have completed treatment. The group meets in West Ashley the third Monday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Suite 330 at Roper St. Francis Cancer Center - 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Drive, Charleston, SC 29414.

For more information, please call 843-402-2273.

Ovarian Cancer Support Group

This Lunch Bunch meets monthly at various restaurants. Contact Stephanie Henkin at 864-373-6306 or via email at info@scovariancancer.org with questions.

For more information, visit www.scovariancancer.org/support.

Greater Charleston Ostomy Association Support Group

This group helps those who have an ostomy, as well as their family members, caregivers and friends. It's held the second Tuesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. at Roper St. Francis Cancer Center, 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Drive, Charleston, S.C 29414. Please feel free to bring lunch.

For more information, call 843-708-9917.

Survivors' Fit Club

MUSC Hollings Cancer Center offers a 10-week Survivors' Fit Club for breast cancer survivors. This club focuses on improved fitness, self-esteem and quality of life factors catered specifically to cancer survivors.

Dragon Boat

The Dragon Boat Charleston, sometimes referred to as "the floating support group," is a nonprofit organization for cancer survivors. The club participates in several races per year. It has off-season programs like yoga and nutrition classes, as well as social and recreational gatherings.