Cancer Support Groups | by Kris Scott | Research by Hannah Metzger

colorado cancer resource guide, support groups

Posted on Wed, Nov 20, 2019

The Denver metro area is full of places and people that bring comfort, compassion and encouragement to someone whose life has been touched by cancer — whether patient, survivor or caregiver. The following is a solid but incomplete list of south metro Denver resources for those affected by cancer. Please contact Peter at to have a resource added to this directory. For additional resources and recommendations, consult your physicians and care teams.

Serving metro Denver. Call to learn more and register.

Cancer Support Group For Patients, Survivors & Caregivers
Gather, share struggles and provide guidance and support to one another.
Sarah Cannon Cancer at Swedish Medical Center
799 E. Hampden, Ste 120 Englewood

Coffee & Conversations
Join us in a relaxed, casual atmosphere where conversation will flow easily in a safe, non-judgmental environment.
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
1700 S. Potomac St, Aurora

Meditative Walks For the Seasons in Life
A collaboration between Denver Botanic Gardens and Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, this series of walks is designed to help those suffering from cancer “physically, emotionally and spiritually” and “restore a sense of vitality, presence and connection to our bodies and ourselves.” Meditative walks are scheduled four times a year at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Group size is limited. Call Robyn Tibert to register at 303-730-4715. The Cancer Journey as Reflected in the Japanese Art of Bonsai Another collaboration between Denver Botanic Gardens and Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, this program invites those diagnosed with cancer for an intensive, one-day workshop where participants “learn the five basic styles of Bonsai, tour the Bonsai Pavilion, style your own Bonsai species to take home and tend and apply the basic tenets of Bonsai to the cancer journey.” The class takes place once a year, usually in the fall, and registration is required.

Practicing Mindfulness
A mind-body wellness series for patients and caregivers Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
Aurora 303-418-7683
Littleton 303-730-4715

Relaxation and Quieting your Mind
A deeper look at the impact of stress on the mind and body. We will explore easy to use techniques to self soothe and lessen the effects of stress on your daily life.
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Sky Ridge Medical Center
10107 RidgeGate Pkwy, Suite 200, Lone Tree

Sites and Insights: Creatively Conquering Cancer
Uses color and art therapy via facilitator-led workshops, online workshops and retreats to help survivors and caregivers navigate the stress, grief and fear to better encourage healing. Has various workshops available in Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Metro Denver and Fort Collins.

Writing with Cancer Workshop
Collaboration between Lighthouse and UCHealth Cancer Center. Open to all levels of writers.
Lighthouse Writers Workshop
1515 Race St, Denver
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion 1635 Aurora Ct. #1603


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