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Support Groups

Breast cancer can cause many feelings to emerge. Feelings of shock, confusion, fear, sadness, anger and uncertainty are normal. A support group can give you the chance to share your feelings, experience and knowledge, and gain support from others who are in a similar situation.


If you do not see the group you want below, please call our hotline at 800.877.8077. We form support groups based upon your requests and needs.


Women with Breast Cancer
8 weeks: Thursdays, 1:00 pm -2:30 pm

Women with Breast Cancer
8 weeks: Wednesdays, 5:30 pm -7:00 pm

Men with Breast Cancer
Ongoing, Monthly: 2nd Mondays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Young Women with Breast Cancer
Ongoing, Weekly: Mondays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Ongoing, Weekly: Wednesdays, 10:30 am - noon

4 weeks: Tuesdays, 10:30 am - noon

  • Pre-registration is required.
  • These groups and others are offered upon request.
  • Groups are held at the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program, Adelphi University School of
    Social Work, Garden City, NY.
  • Additional groups can also be offered off-site, in the community.
  • For information, questions, or to join a support group, call the Hotline at 800.877.8077 or Sandi Kafenbaum, LCSW, Counseling Coordinator, at 516.877.4314.

All services are free and confidential.

Call our hotline at 800.877.8077 for answers to your questions and concerns about breast cancer.

Our 2014 support groups are sponsored by the Nassau County Women's Bar Foundation, The Long Island 2 Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer and the
Alpern Family Foundation.


Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer
Hotline & Support Program

All services are free and confidential.