Cancer Support Groups

Dignity Health Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento hosts a variety of support groups for patients and their loves ones throughout Sacramento, Yolo and Nevada counties. Due to COVID-19, our support groups are currently being offered virtually. Please email or call the contacts below to obtain ZOOM meeting access. 


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45 and Younger Breast Cancer Support Group
Via ZOOM
For information: email [email protected]

Breast Cancer Support Group: Mercy General
Via ZOOM
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
For information: email [email protected]

Breast Cancer Support Group: Mercy San Juan
Via ZOOM
Third Thursday of the month, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
For information: email [email protected]

Cancer Support Group
Via ZOOM
Second and Fourth Thursday of the month, 11 a.m.–Noon
For information: email [email protected]

Caregiver Support Group: Sacramento
Via ZOOM
Third Thursday of the month, 11 a.m.–Noon
For information: email [email protected]

Caregiver Support Group: Grass Valley
With Jeanine Bryant
Weekly on Wednesday, 3–4:30 p.m.
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
To register: call (530) 274-6654

GATE
With Jeanine Bryant
Weekly on Tuesday, 3–5:30 p.m.
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
To register: call (530) 274-6654

Gynecological Cancer Support Group
Via ZOOM
Third Wednesday of the month, 11 a.m.–Noon
For information: email [email protected]

Living with Advanced Cancer
Via ZOOM
For information: email [email protected] 

Lung and Esophageal Cancer Support Group
Via ZOOM
For information: email [email protected]

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Via Zoom
For information: call Anita at (916) 662-4706

Ovarian Cancer Group
With Mary Peterson, LMFT
Third Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
To register: call Mary Peterson at (530) 478-1880

Prostate Cancer Support Group: Sacramento
Via GoToMeeting
Every other Thursday, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
For information: email [email protected]

Prostate Discussion Group: Grass Valley
With Mary Peterson, LMFT
Last Monday of the month, 4:30–6 p.m.
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
To register: call Mary Peterson at (530) 478-1880

Transformational Wholeness
With Nanci Shandera, PhD
Weekly on Tuesday, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
For information: email [email protected]

Transition to Wellness
Via ZOOM
Wednesday, November 18–Noon to 1:30 p.m.
To register: click here

Woman to Woman Cancer Support Group
With Jeanine Bryant
Weekly on Wednesday, 9:30–11 a.m.
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
To register: call (530) 274-6654