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Feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about what lies ahead as you travel through the unfamiliar world of cancer? Come meet others who are just diagnosed, in treatment or post-treatment.  Come learn from educational presentations and open discussion, and explore what this journey looks like for you.  Family and friends are welcome!  These are drop-in groups, no registration necessary, but if you have questions or would like to talk with someone before you attend, please call (206) 297-2500.

Please note that while we are holding our support groups online on Zoom that our Support Group Norms require participation by both video and audio unless you have been granted an exception by Cancer Lifeline in advance of the meeting. Please address questions or concerns to Pamela Krueger at pkrueger@cancerlifeline.org or (206) 832-1271.


EvergreenHealth, Halvorsen Cancer Center
Living with Cancer Support Group
Facilitated by Vivian Foxx, LICSW
2nd Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm

Dates for 2021
Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 9, Apr 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14

To Register, download the Zoom app and then CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
Note: You only need to register once per program season. As soon as you register, you will receive an automatic email from Zoom that includes the link to the support group meeting. We recommend you save this link so that you may use it each month for this meeting.

Upcoming Presentations for the Spring/Summer 2021 Program Season:
May 11: Managing Information Overload

In today’s world information is coming at us from many different sources. Come learn ways to tactfully manage information overload that can come with a cancer diagnosis.

June 8: Coping with Cancer: Adapting to Change by Mary Ellen Shands RN

Cancer has a way of moving into our lives and uprooting much of what we are used to experiencing. Come learn about strategies to better equip yourself for change and stay resilient through the cancer journey.

July 13: Cancer & Nutrition: Make Your Own Blended Drinks by Marilyn Walls, MS

Cancer treatment can greatly impact the way that our bodies respond to food. Come learn about making protein packed smoothies from home for much less than they cost in the store.


Thanks to support from Valley Girls & Guys and Valley Medical Center, we are offering this new support group right in the heart of Maple Valley! We are offering this new support group right in the heart of Maple Valley! Come meet others who understand the journey of cancer and share ideas, resources and challenges. Through open discussion and presentations get the support you need. Open to those living with any type of cancer from diagnosis through post-treatment and their family and friends. If you have questions or would like to talk with someone before you attend, please call (206) 297-2500

Valley Medical Center, Maple Valley Community Center
Living with Hope Cancer Support Group
Facilitated by Trenecsia Wilson, MAEd LMHCA CDPT NCC
4th Thursday, 6:30-8pm

Dates for 2021
Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, Aug 26, Sept 23, Oct 28, Nov 25, Dec 23

To Register, download the Zoom app and then CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Note: You only need to register once per program season. As soon as you register, you will receive an automatic email from Zoom that includes the link to the support group meeting. We recommend you save this link so that you may use it each month for this meeting.

Upcoming Presentations for the Spring/Summer 2021 Program Season:
June 24: Coping with Cancer: Understanding Grief & Loss by Weston Pew, MA, Certified Counselor

Grief & loss is an inherent part of living with cancer. Come join others for discussion of the challenges and how to manage this experience.

July 22: Cancer & Family Dynamics by Mary Ellen Shands, RN, MSN

A cancer diagnosis can impact the dynamic in a family in a variety of ways. Come explore the different challenges families face & learn how to create healthy communication strategies that allow all involved to feel heard.

Aug. 26: Cancer & Nutrition: Healthy Recipes to Feed your Family by Lorelle Del Matto, MS, RDN, CD

Making Healthy meals with your family can be a fun memory-making activity and support nutritional needs simultaneously. Join us to learn about some great ideas for recipes. Families welcome!