Support Groups

An important part of the healing process while going through cancer treatment is having the support of others. Support groups can provide valuable support from people who are undergoing a similar situation. Willis-Knighton Cancer Center offers several free support and educational programs.

General Cancer Support Group
This group is designed to assist patients and caregivers as they discuss the emotional challenges and other concerns often faced by patients with cancer. Lunch provided. Space limited. You can register online or by calling (318) 212-8225.

Bereavement Support Group – Adult
This support group is designed to offer encouragement to those who have lost a loved one. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Willis-Knighton Hospice of Louisiana. You can register online or by calling (318) 212-8225.

Bereavement Support Group – Child
This group is designed to help children and adolescents struggling with the death of a loved one. Meetings are held on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. by appointment in the Willis-Knighton Hospice of Louisiana. You can register online or by calling (318) 212-8225.

Lymphedema Support Group
This is a monthly support group for lymphedema patients and their caregivers. You can register online or by calling (318) 212-8225.

Look Good, Feel Better
This two hour, hands-on workshop includes a 12-step skin care/make-up application lesson, demonstration of options for dealing with hair loss and nail techniques. Patients also use and take home complimentary cosmetic kits in their appropriate skin tones with helpful instruction booklets.  FREE. Reservations required, lunch included.  PLEASE CALL 1-800-227-2345 TO MAKE RESERVATIONS. 

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
This is a monthly support group for multiple myeloma patients, their friends and family. Meets monthly, 2nd Monday from 12:00 to 1:30.  You can register by calling (318) 212-8225. 

WK Tobacco Treatment Monthly Group Meeting
Come join our monthly group meeting where we give and receive encouragement in our goal of discontinuing tobacco dependence. Ideal for anyone, no matter if you are just starting the process of moving away from tobacco or have quit for quite some time. You can register online or by calling (318) 212-8225.