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Cancer Support Services

Complementary Therapies

Art, massage and music therapies are available for cancer patients and their caregivers.

Nutritional Counseling

Complimentary one-on-one nutritional counseling is available for cancer patients and their caregivers.

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient, someone who has been battling cancer for a while or a caregiver, yoga can provide peace of mind. Deep-breathing techniques and guided relaxation help calm the nerves, leaving you feeling taller, stronger and more prepared for what comes next. Class is adapted for individuals in all stages of treatment and post-operative recovery.

St. Matthews
Norton Health & Wellness Center
1000 Dupont Road
Louisville, KY 40207
Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to noon
Call (502) 899-6888 to register.

Southern Indiana
Norton Cancer Institute Pat Harrison Resource Center
1206 Spring St.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m.
Call (812) 288-1156 to register.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Second Monday of each month • 6 to 7 p.m.
Men who have had this procedure or who are considering it for the treatment of prostate cancer meet to discuss their experiences and support one another. Call (502) 629-5500 to register.
Medical Towers South, Suite 164
234 E. Gray St.
Louisville, Kentucky

Breast Cancer Support Group

Women diagnosed with breast cancer meet to discuss their experiences and support one another.

  • Our mission is to support breast cancer survivors, patients and their caregivers, every step of the way.
  • Our goal is to offer a safe venue, empower patients and allow them to share experiences with others facing the same challenges, experiences, and feelings. We’re committed to raising awareness of breast cancer through education and advocacy.

6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. • Second Monday of each month
Norton Cancer Institute Pat Harrison Resource Center
1206 Spring Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana
Call (812) 288-1156 to register.

6 to 7 p.m. • Third Tuesday of each month
Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews • Joan Riehm Community Room, third floor
3991 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, Kentucky
Call (502) 899-6888 to register.

Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Support Group

Fourth Tuesday of each month • 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For survivors, patients and caregivers coping with a brain tumor diagnosis. This is a collaboration between Gilda’s Club and the Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation/Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky. Dinner will be provided by Gilda’s Club volunteers. Reservation is required. To register, call Cindy Rosser at (502) 493-0609, ext. 27.

Gilda’s Club
633 Baxter Ave.
Louisville, Kentucky

Parent and Caregiver Support Dinner

Fourth Wednesday of each month • 5 to 7 p.m.

Join us for dinner and an opportunity to share experiences with other caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer. Guest speakers and discussion topics of interest will be offered monthly. To register, call (502) 629-2523 or contact Erin Love at erin.love@nortonhealthcare.org.

Norton Children’s Hospital
Valvano Room, 7 West
231 E. Chestnut St.
Louisville, Kentucky

Cancer – 4673

Appointments

Cancer care that isn’t too far from home.

(502) 629-HOPE (4673)


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