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University of Washington Medical Center Brain Tumor Support Group

University of Washington Medical Center
Plaza Cafe, Meeting Room
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, Washington

Open to all brain tumor patients, survivors, family members, friends and caregivers. You are invited to join the BTSG members who meet in the Plaza Cafe area for dinner prior to the 5:30 meeting time.

Free parking is available in the UWMC lot S-1.

Cancer Center of Santa Barbara with Sansum Clinic

Cancer Center of Santa Barbara
Conference Room
540 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara, California

This group provides a place where those living with a brain tumor and their families can exchange information and find mutual support. A light dinner will be provided. Parking is available free of charge on the property.

San Francisco Brain Tumor Support Group

University of California San Francisco
8th Floor, Room A 888
400 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, California

This group provides support and education for brain tumor patients and families.

San Antonio Brain Tumor Support Group

Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital
5101 Medical Dr.
San Antonio, Texas

Offers a brain tumor support group for patients, caregivers and survivors. Please call Teresa at 210-386-5608 before attending.

Huntsman Brain Tumor Support Group

Huntsman Cancer Hostpital
200 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, Utah

Offers a monthly support group for patients, family members and caregivers. The purpose of the group is to bring together individuals with similar concerns and uncertainties to exchange ideas and provide mutual encouragement and support. Discussion topics include coping skills and education information.

Sacramento Area Brain Tumor Support Group

UC Davis
Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, room 3015B
4860 Y Street
Sacramento, California

For more than 20 years the Sacremento Area Brain Tumor Support Group has provided emotional support and educational programs for the community. This group is open to all patients with benign or malignant brain tumors, at any stage. Friends and family are encouraged to attend. Health care professionals serve as advisors and speakers for the group. Karen Smith, RN and Sarah Conning, LCSW, OSW-C are the group facilitators. Parking is free. Food is usually not provided except for a holiday potluck in December.

For more information, contact: Breana Sanchez at bnsanchez@ucdavis.edu

Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit

Gilda's Club Metro Detroit
3517 Rochester Road
Royal Oak, Michigan

Offers a support group to individuals diagnosed with brain cancer, along with their friends and family members.

Brains Together for a Cure

Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
411 Second St NW
Rochester, Minnesota

There is general group discussion; then patients and caregivers go to separate rooms with a facilitator. There is often a neurologist in attendance to answer questions.

Rochester Adult Brain Tumor Network

Wilmot Cancer Center Strong Memorial Hospital
2nd floor conference room
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, New York

Open to adults with primary malignant brain tumor diagnosis and their adult caregiver/family member. Please contact Barbara Guttman to register for group.

University of Washington Medical Center Brain Tumor Support Group
Yvonne Brehan: btsg@comcast.net
University of Washington Medical Center
Plaza Cafe, Meeting Room
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, Washington
Date: 1st Wednesday of month
Cancer Center of Santa Barbara with Sansum Clinic
Rosario Campuzano: 805-563-5852
Catherine Nelson, MSW: 805-563-5851
Cancer Center of Santa Barbara
Conference Room
540 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara, California
Date: 3rd Thursday of Month
San Francisco Brain Tumor Support Group
Mary Lovely, PhD, RN, CNRN
415-990-4461
mary.lovely@ucsf.edu
Sharon Lamb, RN
415-661-1442
slamb2942@gmail.com
Margaretta Page, RN, MS
415-353-2647
margaretta.page@ucsf.edu
University of California San Francisco
8th Floor, Room A 888
400 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, California
Date: 1st Wednesday of every month except July and December
San Antonio Brain Tumor Support Group
Teresa Miller Zdansky
210-386-5608
sodagal@lavernia.net
Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital
5101 Medical Dr.
San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Huntsman Brain Tumor Support Group
Kathrine Parnell
801-581-2585
kathrine.parnell@hci.utah.edu
Huntsman Cancer Hostpital
200 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, Utah
Date: Monthly on last Friday
Sacramento Area Brain Tumor Support Group
UC Davis
Ellison Ambulatory Care Center, room 3015B
4860 Y Street
Sacramento, California
Date: 1st Wednesday of Month
Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit
Liz Femminineo
248-577-0800 ext. 32
lfemminineo@gildasclubdetroit.org
Gilda's Club Metro Detroit
3517 Rochester Road
Royal Oak, Michigan
Date: 2nd Monday of Month
Brains Together for a Cure
Shelly Kuhlmann: 507-202-4383
Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
411 Second St NW
Rochester, Minnesota
Date: 3rd Saturday of every month, except December
Rochester Adult Brain Tumor Network
Barbara Guttman, LMSW
585-275-4631
Barbara_Guttman@urmc.rochester.edu
Wilmot Cancer Center Strong Memorial Hospital
2nd floor conference room
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, New York
Date: One Monday a Month (call for details)

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