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Cancer Center Support Groups


If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, let us partner with you as you face treatment options and recovery. At St. John’s, we offer a variety of classes and programs to help you in your fight against cancer.

Blood Cancer Support Group

Free

For patients and family members facing blood cancers. This support group is facilitated by Diane Martell, a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), and co-sponsored by the Cancer Support Community, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

First Monday of every month | 4 – 6 p.m.
St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County | 1700 North Rose Avenue in Oxnard, Suite 380
No appointment required. Call 844.229.8378 for more information.

Stage 0, I, II Breast Cancer Support Group

Free

This group is facilitated by Diane Martell, LMFT of the Cancer Support Community, and Alicia Zaragoza, nurse practitioner of the Cancer Center of Ventura County.

Second and fourth Fridays of each month | noon – 1:30 p.m.
St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County | 1700 North Rose Avenue in Oxnard, Suite 380
No appointment required. Call 844.229.8378 for more information.

Kids with Relatives with Cancer Support Group

Free

Kids especially can have trouble understanding and processing what’s happening with a loved one. This group can help. Facilitated by Diane Martell, LMFT, and co-sponsored by the Cancer Support Community.

Last three Mondays of every month (except first Monday of the month) | 4:30 – 6 p.m.
St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County | 1700 North Rose Avenue in Oxnard, Suite 380
No appointment required. Call 844.229.8378 for more information.

Latino Cancer Support Group

Free

This group is open to patients and their family members. Facilitated by Diane Martell, LMFT, and co-sponsored by the Cancer Support Community.

Second and fourth Fridays of each month | 6:30 – 8 p.m.
St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County | 1700 North Rose Avenue in Oxnard, Suite 380
No appointment required. Call 844.229.8378 for more information.

Women with Cancer Support Group

Free

This group is open to female patients with cancer only. Co-sponsored by the Cancer Support Community and facilitated by Diane Martell, LMFT. 

Tuesdays | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County | 1700 North Rose Avenue in Oxnard, Suite 380
No appointment required. Call 844.229.8378 for more information.

Individual bilingual counseling for patients and caregivers is also available by appointment only. Please call 844.229.8378.

For additional information on any of St. John’s cancer support groups, please call 844.229.8378.