Cancer Support Groups

Your Foundation for Hope

The Frye Cancer Support Center provides education, support and recovery for all whose lives are touched by cancer, from the newly diagnosed to survivors and their families and caregivers. For more information, call 828.315.3596.

Breast Friends

A breast cancer support group that meets March 12, June 11, September 10, December 10
6 - 7 p.m.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Katheryn Harlan
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 1.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

 

Cancer Transition: Moving Beyond Treatment

Free 1 hour, four-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Spring Session: May 7, May 14, May 21, May 28
Fall Session: November 5, November 12, November 19, November 26 
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.

 

CLIMB (Children’s Lives Include Moments Of Bravery)

A support group for children of patients or loved ones with cancer. The CLIMB group meets once a week for four consecutive weeks, providing emotional support for children ages 6 to 11 who have a parent or family member with cancer.
Spring Session: April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24
Fall Session: October 9, October 16, October 23, October 30
6 - 8 p.m.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Melissa Teague, LCSW, OSW-C
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

 

Feel Good Friday

A support group to help caregivers and patients cope with a cancer diagnosis.
First Friday of each Quarter (March 2, June 1, September 7, December 7, 2018)
Drop in between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Melissa Teague, LCSW, OSW-C
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

Freshstart

Smoking Cessation Program
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.

 

Kick The Habit & Kick Start Your Life Six-Week Smoking Cessation Program

Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Facilitated by Melissa Teague, LCSW, OSW-C
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

 

Life Goes On

An educational support group featuring cancer-related topics
Third Monday of every other month
(February 19, April 16, June 18, August 20, October 15, December 17, 2018)
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 2.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

Living with Metastatic Cancer Support Group

Quarterly meetings provide opportunity to share with others living with similar challenges.
February 22, June 28, October 25, December 27, 2018
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.5092.

Look Good...Feel Better

Free program designed to help women undergoing cancer treatment learn to cope and regain a sense of self confidence and control over their lives.
First Monday of each quarter (March 5, June 4, September 10, December 3, 2018)
1 - 3 p.m.
Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

 

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Meets every other month.

  • February 15
  • April 19
  • June 21 
  • August 16 
  • October 18
  • December 20, 2018

Frye Cancer Support Center
328 North Center Street, Hickory
For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 4.
To register, call 828.315.3391.

YOGA

New Beginnings for breast cancer survivors:

Tuesday evenings from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Yoga for all cancer survivors:

Gentle, chair-based practice
Thursday afernoons from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Yoga of Awareness:

An 8-week course of yoga, guided meditation, breathing exercises and mindfulness practice

All yoga classes held at:
FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center
1781 Tate Blvd. SE, Suite 101, Hickory

All yoga programs facilitated by Katheryn Harlan

For more information, call 828.315.3596, option 1.

 

Strength For Life

Exercise program for cancer survivors and those living with cancer.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4 - 5 p.m.
Frye Regional Medical Center
Outpatient Therapy Gym
420 North Center Street, Hickory
$6 per class.
Medical clearance from your doctor is required to participate.
For more information, call 828.315.3186 or 828.315.3596, option 4.