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Cancer Classes and 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.

Transition to Wellness

Cancer is a journey that extends beyond the treatment process. More people than ever before are surviving thanks to advances in detection, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care. Many live with cancer as a chronic condition. Learn More

Wellness Classes

6 Week Yoga Series

A therapeutic, gentle, and restorative class series for those in treatment and survivorship. Yoga practice promotes relief from side effects such as fatigue, neuropathy, lymphedema, anxiety, and symptoms of depression. Yoga induces relaxation, healing, and improves mobility.

Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30pm
August 20-September 24, 2024
Mercy Cancer Center, 3301 C St, Suite 550, Sacramento
Instructor: Monica Biery, owner of Balance Within
12 Complimentary spaces available
To optimize benefits, we kindly ask that you make a commitment to attend all classes.  Participants completing all 6 classes will receive a gift.
Register by calling 916-962-8838.

In-person cancer support groups

Cancer Support Group
3rd Monday of each month
5-6 p.m.
6403 Coyle Ave.
Suite 200
Carmichael, CA 95608
Contact: [email protected]

Women's Cancer Support Group
3rd Wednesday of the month
Noon – 1 p.m.
6403 Coyle Ave., Suite 200
Carmichael, CA 95608
Contact: [email protected]

Folsom Cancer Support Circle
Every Tuesday
4 -5:30 p.m.
1580 Creekside Dr. Classroom 1
Folsom CA 95630
Contact Linda Gilman 916-880-8972
Lymphedema Support Group
3rd Thursday of the month
Obsession Compression
Call 916-649-0730

Transition to Wellness
Questions on Cancer Survivorship Resources
Email: [email protected]

Online cancer support groups

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group for patients and loved ones
Every other Tuesday
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Contact: Kathryn Swingle 206-341-0930

45ish- & younger Breast Cancer Support Group
2nd Tuesday of the month
6 -7 p.m.
Contact: [email protected]

Sacramento Brain Tumor Support Group
1st Wednesday of the month
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Email: [email protected] or call 916-734-6948

Blood Cancer Support Group
1st Wednesday of the month
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Contact Wellness Within at 916-788-0333

Prostate Cancer Support Group
3rd Thursday of every month
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Contact: [email protected] 3:30p-4:30 p.m.
Contact: [email protected]
Rosie Ring Support Group for Women
Every Tuesday
8 – 9 a.m.
Contact: [email protected]

Cancer Support Group
4th Friday of the month
1 – 2 p.m.
Contact: [email protected]

Advanced Cancer Support Group
2nd Monday of the month
Noon – 1 p.m.
Contact: [email protected]

Women's Cancer Support Group
1st Tuesday of the month
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Contact: [email protected]

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
1st Saturday of the month
10 a.m. – Noon
Call Bill at 916-662-0085