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Patient & Family Support Group Chat
Connecting with other patients, family members, and caregivers at different stages of your journey can be a helpful way to find support and get answers. There is nothing like talking to someone who has been through a similar situation. If you need help, or would like to provide hope and help to someone going through colorectal cancer, please join us for our support group chat.
We offer five chats moderated by Colorectal Cancer Alliance's certified patient and family support navigator.
Newly diagnosed and side effects management chat | Monday - Friday | 11:30 am - 12 pm ET
Informal, moderated chats for anyone newly diagnosed seeking help and support, including managing treatment side effects (rash management, nausea, neuropathy, diarrhea, etc).
Daily chat | Monday - Friday | 12 - 1 pm ET
Informal, moderated chats for anyone seeking help and support.
Stage IV-Um and friendship | Tuesday | 7 - 8 pm ET
A chat focusing on stage-IV issues, but all are welcomed.
My Pals Grief Chat - managing your peace after loss | Wednesday | 7 pm - 8 pm ET
For those coping with the death of a loved one from colorectal cancer. Join others who understand what you are going through.
Grief Chat for parents searching for hope after loss | Sunday | 8 pm - 8:30 pm ET
For those coping with the death of a child from colorectal cancer. Join others who understand what you are going through. Moderated by parent volunteers.
Caregiver chat | Thursday | 1 - 2 pm ET
Caregiving for a loved one with colorectal cancer can be challenging, lonely, and hard on our physical and mental health. Join this chat to speak with others who understand what you are going through.
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Whether this is your first chat or your fifth, we want to hear from you.
Everyone is at a different place in their journey and we’re here to support anyone in need.
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The chat can move very quickly, so if your question was missed, please bring it up again.