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Do you think support groups help?

  • By Racheli Alkobey Moderator

    I think so! I have yet to go to an in-person group BUT have taken part in many online support groups via facebook! I think social media has been such a wonderful way to interact with other patients that are looking for support.

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  • By Cindy Chmielewski Moderator

    I believe support communities help. Support can take many faces. There are in-person support groups that are disease specific or general, online support communities, forums, mentors, oncology social workers, life coaches, clergy and close friends. No one should travel this road alone.

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  • By bluchs

    There is no question in my mind that support groups help.
    My cancer center has a support group that meets every Wednesday at 6PM, I always wanted to go, but fatigue is so bad, that, that is just to late in the day for me, I am in bed by then ( unable to even move much)
    I actually started by seeing posts on Facebook about CLL.
    So I began to comment on them?
    Then after several times of answering posts on Facebook.
    I got an invitation to visit this web site, I believe it was from Anthony?
    Best think I have done, by far, WOW!
    This site is so wonderful.
    It has actually helped me more than words can say!
    SUPPORT GROUPS HELP.
    YOU BET THEY DO!
    Thank You

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    • By Anthony Carrone Keymaster

      Thank you for the kind words, @bluchs! You have been such a supportive member to others – You are helping them just as much as you say this group helps you. We are honored to have someone like you in this community 🙂

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