Cancer Support Groups

Cancer Support Groups

Offered Monthly for Patients and Family Members

We offer monthly support groups for patients and family members who are coping with cancer. There is no charge for parking.  For more information about these groups, please call 919-684-4497 or email cancersupport@duke.edu.

Art Therapy (for patients)

  • Call 919-668-4029 to register
  • Occurs on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Located at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive Durham, NC 27705

Breast and GYN Cancers

  • Occurs on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Located at Duke Women’s Cancer Care Raleigh, 4101 Macon Pond Road Raleigh, NC 27607, Clinic Conference Room

General Cancer Support Groups

Duke Cancer Center Cary Radiation Oncology (for patients)

  • Occurs on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, noon – 1:30 pm
  • Located at 300 Ashville Ave Cary, NC 27518 in the Clinic Conference Room

Duke Cancer Center Raleigh (for patients)

  • Occurs on the 4th Thursday of each month, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Located at 3404 Wake Forest Rd Raleigh, NC 27609 on the lower level, Classroom 1

Teer House (for patients)

  • Occurs on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Located 4019 N. Roxboro Street Durham, NC 27704
  • Dinner is provided

Caregiver Support Group (for those coping with a loved one's cancer)

  • Occurs on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Located at the Teer House, 4019 N. Roxboro Street Durham, NC 27704
  • Dinner is provided.

KidsCan! (for families coping with a parent's cancer)

  • Registration is required.  Call 919-684-4497 to register.
  • Occurs on the 2nd Monday of each month, 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Duke Cancer Center)
  • Occurs on the 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Duke Raleigh Cancer Center)

LGBTQ+ Cancer Support Group (for LGBTQ+ patients, families, and caregivers)

  • Occurs on the 4th Wednesday of every month, 5:30 – 6:30 pm 
  • Located at the 0-Level Patient Resource Center at the Duke Cancer Center
  • 18+
  • Refreshments will be provided and parking passes are available

Prostate Cancer Support Group (for patients and family members)

Duke Cancer Center

  • Occurs on the 4th Monday of each month, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Located at 20 Duke Medicine Circle in Durham in the 0-Level conference room by the Duke Cancer Center Café

Duke Cancer Center Raleigh

  • Occurs on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  •  Located at 3404 Wake Forest Rd Raleigh, NC 27609 on the lower level, Classroom 1

For more information on each of these events and other events held by Duke Health, please view our event listings.