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Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and MD Anderson

Resource Center and Support Groups

We offer a variety of information and resources for you. Among the wealth of information on various types of cancers and supportive material are plush chairs to read and relax in. We have computers are available for you, so you may research a diagnosis or to stay in touch with loved ones during your visit. 

 

Resources/Support Groups

Mid-Missouri Lung and Thoracic Support Group
Third Tuesday of each month at Boone Electric Cooperative Community Room from 5:30-7:00 pm. Group liaisons: Blanche Lasta RN, Thoracic Nurse Navigator & Deborah Filer MSW. 

Mid-Missouri Breast Cancer Awareness Group
Second Wednesday of each month from 6:00. Open to gynecological patients. Group liaison: Kathy Windmoeller. Please call Kathy at 573-443-0622 for the meeting location.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
Second Wednesday of each month from 5:30-6:30.  Held at Wyatt Guest House, 317 Business Loop 70W.  Group liaisons:  Deb Palmer MSW, LCSW  573-884-2543

Look Good Feel Better

A free program by the American Cancer Society that teaches beauty techniques to women cancer patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance related side effects of cancer treatment. Please call Angela Winterbower at 573-884-2049 for time and location to register.

Online Support Group
An online support group information also is available for caregivers and cancer sites not listed above. For a list of resources, please contact Ellis Fischel Cancer Center's Patient and Family Services Department at 573-884-1509.

All events are free!