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Cancer support groups

  • Support groups and education

    We understand how important emotional and spiritual support is when coping with cancer. We offer the following support programs:

    Cancer Support Group

    This group is for anyone affected by cancer and all are welcome to attend. The free groups are facilitated by health care experts. Registration is not required.

    WHEN: 3rd Monday of the month (every month except December)
    WHERE: District One Hospital - Schwartz conference room in the lower level     
    CONTACT: Please call 507-497-3721.

    Look Good Feel Better

    The free program from the American Cancer Society is for women dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation. You will learn techniques to make the most of your appearance while undergoing treatment. You will also take home a makeup package valued at $200. Registration is required.

    WHERE: District One Hospital 
    CONTACT: Please call 507-497-3721.

    Additional support

    Sometimes a little extra care and support are needed to help you feel better during treatment. With the help of donations, we offer the following at our location:

    • cancer resource center
    • complimentary aromatherapy
    • financial resources
    • hats and scarves to aid with hair loss