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Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers Support Groups

Memorial Hermann Cancer Centers offer a variety of classes, events and support groups to care for the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs that patients, survivors and caregivers have along the cancer journey. Please see below for a list of classes, events and support groups currently offered at each campus.

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

Address: Medical Plaza 4, 925 Gessner Rd., Ste. 150,
Houston, TX 77024

All classes are held in the Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center unless otherwise noted.

For more information, contact Oncology Community Outreach Specialist D'Edra Webb at (713) 242-3508 or (713) 242-2848.

Active Living
A 12 week program done in collaboration with the Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson and the Kelsey Research Foundation to teach survivors how to live physically active lives.
Call (713) 442-1216 for more information.

Creative Healing Through Art
Discover your inner artist!
Every Monday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Oncology Nutrition Therapy
Ask a certified dietitian questions
Call (713) 242-2848 to make an appointment.

Chair Yoga
Yoga and stretching with other cancer survivors
Every Wednesday, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Nutrition 101 Class: Eating Well Through Cancer
Dietician-led class – walk-in's welcome!

Third Tuesday of the month, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Techniques for Stress Relief
Relax, decrease your stress and increase your feel-good hormones

Fourth Tuesday of the month, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Look Good Feel Better
Helping women with cancer look good and feel better with the help of volunteer beauty professionals.
Third Monday of the month, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Breast Cancer Support Group - English & Spanish
Third Tuesday of the month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 
For more information, call 713-242-3395

Lymphedema Support Group
First Tuesday of the month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
For more information call (713) 242-3564

Survivorship Support
Third Thursday of the month, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Caregiver Support Group

Third Wednesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Grief Support Group
Second Tuesday of the month, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Knitting/Crochet

Every Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Oncology Prehabilitation and Wellness Class

Third Wednesday of the month, 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

FreshStart
Smoking Cessation Program
For next class date and more information, please call (713) 242-3564

Meditation
Offered Monday through Thursday at the Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center 
Monday, Beginners Meditation: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, Breathing Meditation: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Wednesday, Guided Meditation: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
Thursday, Mindful Meditation: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Memorial Hermann Breast Prosthesis Program and American Cancer Society Wig Closet
Call and make an appointment for assistance with wigs, breast prosthesis and bras.
(713) 242-3508, (713) 242-2848 or (713) 242-3395

 

About the Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center

Located on the first floor of Medical Plaza 4 at 925 Gessner, the Center provides a patient-centered resource for education, as well as emotional, spiritual, nutritional and genetic support services for all types of cancer patients, survivors and families, regardless of where treatment is received. 

The Lindig Family Cancer Resource Center is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. All services are free.

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights

Address: 1635 North Loop West,
Houston, TX 77008

For more information or to register, contact Oncology Nurse Navigator Angela Sisk at (713) 867-2062.

EMBRACE Cancer Support Group
Second Wednesday of the month, 1-2 p.m.
Where: South Tower, Classroom C

Chair Yoga
Reduce stress; balance your mind, body & spirit through deep breathing, gentle stretching and deep relaxation.
Mondays, 2-3 p.m.
Where: South Tower, Classroom F

American Cancer Society Resource Center
A volunteer is on-hand to provide transportation assistance, wigs, bras, breast prosthesis, and Reach for Recovery.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Look Good...Feel Better
Helping women with cancer look good and feel better with the help of volunteer beauty professionals.
When: Every other month. Call (713) 867-2062 for more information.

Memorial Hermann Northeast

Address: 18951 North Memorial Dr.,
Humble, TX 77338

For more information or to register, contact Kate Mahan or Toni Schau at (281) 540-7905.

Breast Cancer Support Group
When: First Thursday of the month, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Front Lobby

Resource & Assistance Programs Education Meeting
When: Quarterly, first Wednesday of the month, 4-5 p.m.
Where: Cancer Center Conference Room, 18960 Memorial North, Humble TX 77338

Yoga for Cancer
Free for cancer survivors
Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Where: Memorial Hermann Northeast Wellness Center
Call to register – (281) 540-6425

CanCare Peer Support
Contact Social Worker Kate Mahan at (281) 540-7905 or Oncology Nurse Navigator Carol Kirton at (281) 540-7808 for more information.

Breast Prosthesis and Wig Fittings
By appointment. Call Oncology Nurse Navigator Carol Kirton at (281) 540-7808 or Social Worker Kate Mahan at (281) 540-7905 for more information.

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center

Address: 1120 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 250,
The Woodlands, TX 77380

All classes are held in Canopy - A Cancer Survivorship Center, unless otherwise noted.

For more information or to register, call (713) 897-5939.

Art Therapy
Every other Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
Monthly class which helps patients cope with the cognitive, emotional, behavioral & social changes they may experience.

Coffee and Conversation

Every Friday at 10 a.m.
A weekly gathering where guests can come seek support and encouragement from one another, meet new friends and visit with old ones.

Cooking Together

Second Sunday of every month from 2-5 p.m.
A monthly class to teach children ages 10 to 17 how to prepare simple meals for a loved one who has cancer.

Gentle Yoga

Every Thursday at 11 a.m.
This class meets twice weekly which is a gentle guide to the basic movement with breath to help build strength, create flexibility and balance through yoga postures.  Allow yourself to ease back to your routine while your body is still healing.  Open to all levels.

Gentle Yoga and Meditation

Every Monday at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday 11 a.m.
This class includes Gentle Yoga practice, breathing and learning how to draw on your own inner resources to better care for yourself.  For any level student seeking to reduce the effects of stress.  Learn how to calm the mind, and be present in your breath.

Knitting

Every Monday at 2 p.m.
All levels are invited to relax weekly in a comfortable living room setting. Bring your own supplies, or we provide it at Canopy.

Cancer Support Group

This is a support group for all cancer survivors, no matter where they are in their journey, for processing the effects of cancer, encouragement, guidance, and any other circumstances they need to process. There is generally a topic for each session. It meets twice a month, once on every 3rd Tuesday evening and once every 3rd Thursday at lunch.

Look Good, Feel Better

Second Monday of every month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
This monthly American Cancer Society program teaches women & men undergoing cancer treatments how to cope with the common cosmetic concerns & improve self-esteem. You have to register with ACS or Carolyn at Canopy before the class.  Registration required.

Pilates

Time varies
A monthly exercise class that improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control in endurance in the entire body.  it puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core and improving coordination and balance.

Oncology Nutrition Education

First Wednesday of every month at 12 p.m.
A monthly class with information on basic nutrition for cancer patients, before, during and after treatment.

Bible Study

Every other Thursday at 10 a.m. beginning Jan. 12.
Study different books of the bible in a group setting.

Tai Chi

Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
This weekly class is often described as “meditation in motion”, this gentle form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility and balance.

Cancer Rehab Education

Therapists from TIRR will come and share about a variety of topics such as chemo brain, speech and cognitive therapy and balance/strengthening.

Spanish

This is a class for beginners who are interested in learning about Spanish culture, and speaking Spanish!

Ya Ya Connections

This is an OB/GYN cancer support group for survivors and caregivers affected by these cancers. It meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 4:30 p.m.

The Nest

The Nest is a safe haven for women who have been affected by breast cancer. We gather monthly at Canopy on the last Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Please RSVP to the Canopy front desk at 713-897-5939.

Life in Between

A group where both men and women with advanced stage cancer can come to share support and encouragement while learning to live fully in between the hard things. We meet on the last Mondays of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at Canopy.

Eating Well Through Cancer

Eating Well Through Cancer: This is a cooking demonstration using a wonderful cookbook we recommend, by Holle Clegg. This meets the second Tuesday of the month at 12:30 p.m. Please RSVP to the front desk of Canopy at 713-897-5939.

Cooking with Paola

This cooking demonstration meets the last Wednesday of the month at 12:00 p.m. Led by Paola Gianotti, this is a lighter fare, traditional Tuscan fare menu offering.

Spanish Cancer Support

This is an oncology support group that meets specifically for our Spanish-speaking guests of Canopy. It meets the first Monday of the month at 11:30 a.m.

Grocery Store Economics

This class meets on the last Monday of the month at 11:00 a.m. Focusing on a different topic every month, tips are given on how to make your dollar stretch more at the grocery store.

Yoga and Creative Writing

A very gentle yoga class incorporating journaling and writing while using prompts.


About Canopy - A Cancer Survivorship Center

Canopy is the first-of-its-kind cancer survivorship center in Montgomery County, offering a wide variety of programs and services to address the emotional, physical and social needs of those touched by cancer. Canopy features a caring community of hope, healing and empowerment to enhance the quality of life for individuals affected by cancer as well as those who support cancer survivors during their journeys. Here, survivors and their supporters will find an inviting, comfortable place where staff and volunteers help survivors address issues and concerns, relax and find ways to look and feel their very best – all in one comprehensive and supportive environment.

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Address: 6400 Fannin St., #2900,
Houston, TX 77030

For more information, contact Cancer Center Social Worker Sonia Bernal at (713) 704-4748.

Look Good, Feel Better
Helping women with cancer look good and feel better with the help of volunteer beauty professionals.
Last Wednesday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Memorial Hermann Southwest

Address: 7600 Beechnut, Houston, TX 77074,
Pavilion Classroom 2

Breast Cancer Support Group
Second Wednesday of the month, 12 p.m.