Young Cancer Patient's Support Group

2nd and 4th Mondays

Free support group for patients in their 20's, 30's and early 40's with any type of cancer diagnosis.

2nd and 4th Mondays
6:30 to 7:30 pm
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion
Conference Room
3075 Health Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
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The program manager will contact you within two business days.

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Presented by Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion

Support and socialization for patients in their 20's and 30's and early 40's with any type of cancer diagnosis. Led by a licensed therapist at Sharp HealthCare who guides this small group through various topics each week.

This support group is for cancer patients only. Family or friends may attend other cancer support groups offered by Sharp HealthCare.

Registration is required prior to attending.
To register and to find out if this support group is right for you, please contact the program manager by providing your name and email address in the "Learn More" box above. Someone will contact you within two business days.

Presenter Information

This support group is led by Cara Allen, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, is a licensed clinical social worker, certified oncology social worker and licensed therapist at Sharp HealthCare. She is the winner of the Sharp Social Worker of the Year and Sally Breuner Haugh Spirit of Caring awards.


Topics vary each session and focus on the challenges of living with advanced cancer, including hope, fear, family and transitions. In addition, resources specific to young patients are shared.

Parking Information

Patients and visitors may park in the parking structure on Health Center Drive. Parking fees may apply.

Free parking is available for this support group. Please bring your parking ticket to the meeting and it will be validated by the group facilitator.