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Cancer Support Groups

Cancer Support Groups in Southwest Florida

Local Support Groups Online and In-Person

Cancer support groups are gatherings that provide a secure environment for those impacted by the disease to talk about their feelings and experiences with other cancer patients. A strong social support network is beneficial for people in stressful situations, and a cancer support group can be a component of that network. 

Our support groups are offered in person at the Regional Caner Center or online. Be sure to double-check the time and event type before participating. 

Scroll to the bottom of this page to view a Health Matters feature about why support groups help patients! 


Bladder Cancer Support Group

1st Wednesday of the month 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Regional Cancer Center

8931 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building B – 4th floor conference room and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Access code: 2301 944 3450

Meeting number: 2301 944 3450

Meeting password:
SWFLBC

Join WebEx Meeting

Contact Information:

Jennifer Snider 

Phone: (239) 343-9502 Email: [email protected]

Karen Godfrey

Phone: (239) 992-4809 Email: [email protected]


Blood Cancer Support Group

3rd Wednesday or the month 4:00pm – 5:00pm open to patients and their family members

Regional Cancer Center

8925 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building A – suite 1001-  Conference Room 1036 and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Join Zoom Meeting

Contact Information: 

Melissa Sommers

Phone: (239) 343-9549 Email: [email protected]


Caregiver Support Group

2nd Thursday of the month 10:30 am – 11:30am

Regional Cancer Center

8925 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building A – suite 1001-  Conference Room 1036 and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Meeting number: 2314 776 6049
Meeting password: Ka2fFKaeu55

Contact Information: 

Melissa Sommers 

Phone: (239) 343-9549 Email: [email protected]


Colorectal Cancer Support Group

4th Thursday of the month In Person: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

Regional Cancer Center

8925 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building A – suite 1001-  Conference Room 1036 and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Meeting number: 2318 432 1368
Meeting Password: dZf6AAmi4e2

Contact Information: 

Melissa Sommers

Phone: (239) 343-9549 Email: [email protected]


Gastro Esophageal Cancer Support Group

2nd Tuesday of the month 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Regional Cancer Center

8931 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building B – 4th floor conference room and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Access code: 172 339 2240

Meeting Password: saR6MX3Wmr7

Contact Information:

Taylor Meyer

Phone: (239) 343-9511 Email: [email protected] 


Head & Neck Cancer Support Group

4th Wednesday of the month 4:00pm – 4:45pm

Gulf Coast Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation Room #250

Contact Information: 

Stacy Brill

Phone: (239) 343-1645 Email: [email protected]


LiveLung National Support Group

2nd Wednesday of the month 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Virtual Meeting Link: https://livelung.org/events/

  • On the calendar, click on the 2nd Wednesday date
  • Then click on register for the Zoom meeting

Contact Information:

Lynn Abbott-McCloud

Phone: (704) 890-5864

Email: [email protected]


Lung Cancer Support Group - LiveLung

3rd Tuesday of the month 11:30am – 1:00pm (Starting April 16th, 2024)

Hyatt Place Fort Myers at the Forum

2600 Champion Ring Rd

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Edison or Forum Conference Room

Contact Information:

Jaye Press

Email: [email protected]

Ruth Madawick

Phone: (239) 343-9664 Email: [email protected]


Men's Cancer Support Group

4th Monday of the month 3:00pm – 4:30pm (June: Men’s Support Group will be held on Tuesday 6/25)

Regional Cancer Center

8925 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building A – suite 1001-  Conference Room 1036 and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Meeting Number: 2318 633 5947

Meeting Password: S2PdUXRAJ35

Join WebEx Meeting

Contact Information:

Jonathan Fucella, LCSW

Phone: (239)-468-0242 Email: [email protected]


Pancreatic / Biliary Cancer Support Group

3rd Thursday of the month 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Regional Cancer Center

8925 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, Fl 33905

In Person: Building A – suite 1001-  Conference Room 1036 and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support groups via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Access code: 160 840 4728

Meeting Password: Pancreatic

Join WebEx Meeting

Contact Information:

Jennifer Snider

Phone: (239) 343-9502 Email: [email protected]


Women's Cancer Support Group

1st Monday of the month 3:30 – 4:30pm

Regional Cancer Center

8925 Colonial Center Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33905

In Person: Building A, Suite 1001- Conference Room 1036 and by video

Join by phone 1-415-655-0002 US Toll / 1-904-900-2303 US Toll (Jacksonville) To join the support group via video conference, please contact the facilitator.

Meeting Number: 2309 128 7394

Meeting Password: cdM4TKaK2V6

Join WebEx Meeting

Contact Information:

Allison Selbee, MSW

Phone: (239) 343-9519 Email: [email protected]

How Support Groups Help Cancer Patients

Cancer Treatment Centers in Fort Myers and Estero

The Lee Health Cancer Institute extends its support to patients across Florida, providing a wide range of comprehensive treatment options. Our team of highly skilled medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgical oncologists is dedicated to delivering exceptional care.

Southwest Florida Cancer Care

When faced with a cancer diagnosis, it's common to feel scared and overwhelmed. That's why our nurse navigators are here to help alleviate stress by guiding patients through their cancer treatment plans.