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Gynecologic Cancer Support Groups

Greater Portland Area Gynecologic Cancer Support Groups


Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

We offer emotional support and information for women and their families who are coping with diagnosis, treatment and recovery from gynecologic cancers. This group meets on the 2nd

Day/Time: 4th Wednesdays of the month from 12 noon – 1:30 pm. at:

Location: Comprehensive Cancer Center
2nd Floor Conference Room
Good Samaritan Hospital
1130 NW 22nd Ave., Portland (parking available in garage #3)

Facilitator: If you have questions, please contact Kate Leonard, Ph.D., facilitator, at 503-292-9873 or Legacy Outpatient Cancer Services at 503-413-7753

“Girls Night Out” Pot Luck & Emotional Support for Breast, Ovarian & Other Women’s Cancer

This is a new monthly potluck gathering for women with breast, ovarian and other women’s cancers in Gladstone, Milwaukie, Oregon City and rural areas in Clackamas County.

Day/Time: Third Thursday of each month, beginning Jan. 15, 2015.
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: SHOC Foundation offices
18575 Portland Avenue, Gladstone, OR

Facilitator: Hosted by Breast Friends and the SHOC Foundation. Contact Cindy at, or (503) 721-2624 days or (503) 557-3128 evenings for more information.

Support Group for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

The group is open to young adults from 21 to 40 with any kind of cancer.

Day/Time: Meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 6:00–7:30 pm

Location: The Center for Health and Healing

OHSU 3303 Bond Street, 3rd floor
Paul Kirk Conference Center, Room 5

Facilitators: Andrea Lehman LCSW, Sara Goodman LCSW
For more details contact: Andrea Lehman, LCSW at 503-889-7623 or Sara Goodman, LCSW at 503-475-8880.

Support for the Supporter

A support group for those who are close to a young adult with cancer (i.e. spouse, partner, close friend, roommate). Participants must be young adults between the ages of 21-45.

Day/Time: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:00–7:30 pm 

Location: The Center for Health and Healing, OHSU
3303 Bond Street, 3rd floor
Paul Kirk Conference Center, Room 6

Facilitator: Cathy Weeks, MSW, CSWA
For more details contact Cathy Weeks, MSW 503-601-7643 or Andrea Lehman, LCSW 503-889-7623

Making Today Count: A Support Group for Women Living with Metastatic Cancer

A safe place to discuss difficult issues, coping strategies, and ways to enhance quality of life with other women who truly understand.

Day/Time: This group meets every Tuesdays from 11-12:30 at:

Location: Peace House 2116 NE 18th Ave, Portland, OR

Facilitator: Pat Schweibert 503-706-6583

Registration is required!




Gynecological Cancer Support Group-

Education and support for women and their families coping with dx, treatment and recovery from gynecological cancers.

Day/Time: Meets 2nd & 4th Wed from 12-1:30

Location: Legacy Good Samaritan Building 3, Conference room 219.

Facilitator: Kate Leonard 503-292-9873 or Selma Annala 503-413-7284


Young adult group for survivors

A support group for young adult cancer survivors ages 21-40

Day/Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month 6-7:30

Location: OHSU Center for Health & Healing

Facilitator: Sara Goodman, 503-475-8880 or Mindy Buchanan 503-494-0446


Source: Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and SW Washington