Cancer Support Groups

Your Foundation for Hope

The Frye Cancer Support Center provides education, support and recovery for all whose lives are touched by cancer, from the newly diagnosed to survivors and their families and caregivers. For more information, call 828.315.3596

Breast Friends

A breast cancer support group
When: September 10, December 10
What Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Katheryn Harlan
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 1
To register, call 828.315.3391

 

Cancer Transition: Moving Beyond Treatment

Free 1 hour, four-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care
When: November 5, November 12, November 19, November 26 
What Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4

 

CLIMB (Children’s Lives Include Moments Of Bravery)

A support group for children of patients or loved ones with cancer. The CLIMB group meets once a week for four consecutive weeks, providing emotional support for children ages 6 to 11 who have a parent or family member with cancer.
When: October 9, October 16, October 23, October 30
What Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Melissa Teague, LCSW, OSW-C
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4
To register, call 828.315.3391

 

Feel Good Friday

A support group to help caregivers and patients cope with a cancer diagnosis
When: First Friday of each Quarter - September 7, December 7
What Time: Drop in between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Melissa Teague, LCSW, OSW-C
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4
To register, call 828.315.3391

Freshstart

Smoking Cessation Program
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4

 

Kick The Habit & Kick Start Your Life Six-Week Smoking Cessation Program

Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Melissa Teague, LCSW, OSW-C
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4
To register, call 828.315.3391

 

Life Goes On

An educational support group featuring cancer-related topics
Third Monday of every other month
When: August 20, October 15, December 17
What Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 2
To register, call 828.315.3391

Living with Metastatic Cancer Support Group

Quarterly meetings provide opportunity to share with others living with similar challenges
When: October 25, December 27, 2018
What Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.5092

Look Good...Feel Better

Free program designed to help women undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope and regain a sense of self confidence and control over their lives.
When: First Monday of each quarter September 10, December 3
What Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4
To register, call 828.315.3391

 

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

When: Meets every other month - August 16, October 18, December 20
What Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Frye Cancer Support Center, 328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4
To register, call 828.315.3391

YOGA

New Beginnings for breast cancer survivors:

When: Tuesday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Yoga for all cancer survivors:

Gentle, chair-based practice
When: Thursday afternoons from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Yoga of Awareness:

An 8-week course of yoga, guided meditation, breathing exercises and mindfulness practice

Where: All yoga classes held at:
FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center
1781 Tate Blvd. SE, Suite 101, Hickory

All yoga programs facilitated by Katheryn Harlan

For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 1

 

Strength For Life

Exercise program for cancer survivors and those living with cancer
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
What Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Where: Frye Regional Medical Center
Outpatient Therapy Gym
420 North Center Street, Hickory
$6 per class.
Medical clearance from your doctor is required to participate.
For more information, call 828.315.3186 or 828.315.3596, option 4