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Next meeting: March 11th, 10am PT
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On the first Saturday morning of every month, HNC patients and survivors gather, chat, share personal stories/experiences and gather helpful information from others.
They are of different ages, gender and race, and accompanied by family, caregivers, and/or friends. But they all have one thing in common – they or a family member have been diagnosed with Head & Neck Cancer (HNC). They are here to participate in the Head & Neck Patient Support Group at USC, to encourage and to be encouraged.
Additionally, many individuals from diverse medical and healing disciplines have taken time from their hectic schedules to join in. Doctor, Nurse, Speech Therapist, Dietitian, Journalist, Medical Office Specialist, Yoga Therapist, Research Scientist, Art Therapist, Medical Supply Vendor, Pharmacist, and Professor are just some of the “titles” that have joined our meetings as active participants.
About Our Caregivers Support Group
Coffee with the Caregivers
Have you ever wanted to ask another caregiver a question about how they cope with the tasks, worries, and routines of caring for a loved one with head and neck cancer? Would you like a chance to share information and learn from others who are in your shoes?
A special support group has been formed to provide such a forum. Caregivers can benefit from sharing their particular challenges and victories, or simply hearing from others who are going through the same things. Taking care of ourselves helps us better take care of our loved ones.
We will meet on a weekly basis on Saturdays from 10-11:00 am, except for the first Saturday of each month, when the larger HNC Support Group meets. These meetings are taking place over Zoom because of the ‘safer at home’ restrictions currently in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Support Meeting Updates from Our Blog
2022 HNC Support Groups
Click to register for our next meeting on Feb. 5th at 10am. Share with family & friends, all are welcome!
November is Caregivers Appreciation Month
This is a time to honor, recognize, and celebrate family caregivers across the country. For us at HNC Support this month offers an opportunity to raise awareness, educate, and increase support for caregivers.
The HNC Support Group, How You Can Benefit from Joining
If you’re facing Head and Neck Cancer, joining a support group like HNC Support brings together people who are going through or have gone through similar experiences.
When we resume our in-person meetings, our location is:
1500 San Pablo St,
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Cardinal Conference Room on the first floor of Keck Hospital.
Send us a message if you’d like to share anything, or have a question. Follow us on our facebook page for future support group updates.