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Cancer Support Groups

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, in collaboration with Yale Cancer Center, is pleased to offer a wide range of supportive services, including support groups for patients and their families.

Cancer Support Groups

Please call the contact person(s) listed below for more information, including schedules and locations.

Brain Tumor Support Group

Contacts:
Angela Thomas, LCSW
203-688-7528

Betsy D'Andrea, RN
203-737-1671

Breast Cancer Support Group (Early Stage)

Contact:
Angela Khairallah, LCSW 
203-200-6360

Sherri Storms, RN
203-200-2328

Breast Cancer Support Group (Metastatic)

Contact:
Angela Khairallah, LCSW 
203-200-6360

Sandra Hurd, RN
203-200-2328

Breast Cancer Support Group — Shoreline Medical Center

Contact:
Jessica Stein, LCSW
203-200-6358

Caregiver's Group — For Loved Ones of Patients

Contact: 
Mary Strauss, LCSW
203-200-3355

Liora Lew, LCSW
203-688-5707

Family Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Contact: 
Susanne Lee-Baldassini, LCSW
203-200-2120

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Support Group

Contacts:
Jan Lenkoski-Mueller
LCSW 200-3354

Sue Hotchkiss, RN
203-200-1852

Contact:
Jessica Stein, LCSW
203-200-6358

Kidney Cancer Support Group

Contacts:
Angela Khairallah, LCSW
(203)200-6360

Eileen Dehm, LCSW
203-200-6622

Lung Cancer Support Group

Contacts:
Kerry McGowan, RN
203-200-1683

Lisa Bioty, LCSW
203-200-2632

Metastatic Melanoma Support Group

Contacts: 
Jan Lenkoski-Mueller, LCSW
203-200-3354

Eileen Dehm, RN
203-200-6622

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Contacts:
Liora Lew, LCSW 
203-200-6356

Diane Dirzius, RN
203-200-1592

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

Contacts: 
Jan Lenkoski-Mueller, LCSW
203-200-3354

Carol Staugaard, RN

Patient and Family Support Group — Shoreline

Contacts: 
Denise Armstrong, LCSW 
203-215-2135

Kay Oddie, RN 
203-453-7170

Patient and Family Support  Group — Smilow Cancer Care Center North Haven

Contact:
Denise Armstrong, LCSW
203-215-2135

Sonora Murphy, RN
203-407-8002

Prostate Cancer Support Group — York Street Campus

Contacts: 
Mary Strauss, LCSW
203-200-3355

Jessica Stein, LCSW
(203) 200-6358

Radiation Support for Patients and Families

Contacts: 
Mary Strauss, LCSW
203-200-3355

Shelley Jolie, RN
203-200-2100

Stem Cell Transplant Support Group

Contact: 
Mary Crooks, LCSW
203-200-6357

Young Adult Cancer Survivor Support Group

Contact: 
Angela Khairallah, LCSW 
203-200-6360

Lisa Barbarotta, APRN


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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