Cancer Support Services

Peninsula Regional offers cancer support services for people with cancer, survivors and their families at MAC Inc., 909 Progress Drive in Salisbury, MD and at the Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute Ocean Pines, 11105 Cathage Road, Berlin MD 21811. In addition to the support groups and activities listed below, there are educational events and individual counseling sessions available. All are provided FREE of charge, by our licensed specialists, in a comfortable setting. Call 410-543-7209 for more information about Salisbury groups. For Ocean Pines, call 410-921-6939.

Support Groups

  • Survivor/Patient Support Group                                             
  • Caregiver Support Group
  • Head and Neck Cancer Group 
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group 
  • Free Counseling Sessions      

 Social Activities

  • Lunch Bunch – Free lunch and socialization quarterly in Salisbury. Noon to 1 p.m. To make reservations, call 410-543-7209.
  • Annual Christmas Party
  • National Cancer Survivor Day- First Sunday of June

Healthy Living for Cancer Patients and Survivors

  • Tai Chi
  • Healing Seated Yoga
  • Exercise Program
  • Healthy Cooking Classes

PLEASE NOTE: GROUP MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. You may contact the coordinators to see if there are online options or newsletters that can help you stay in touch with support.

Peninsula Regional Medical Center and its health partners in the community offer many different support groups to help people facing health challenges. Please see our Calendar of Events for more information. 

Better Breathers Club (Chronic Lung Disease Support Group) 

  • 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • 1:00 p.m. 
  • Respiratory Classroom, Room 2615, 2nd floor of C wing at Peninsula Regional (use Elevator B near Volunteer Services entrance to go to second floor; take a right off elevator. Classroom is at the end of the hall) 
  • 410-546-6400, x3724, or


Diabetes Support Group

  • 2nd Monday of each month (Sept. thru May). Special events in April and November - check our events page for time and location.
  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Avery W. Hall Educational Center, PRMC
  • 410-543-7061

Diabetes Support Group for Kids and Teens

  • 3rd Tuesday of every other month (Sept. thru May)
  • 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Avery W. Hall Educational Center, PRMC
  • 410-543-7061

Mended Hearts Support Group

  • 4x a year social lunchtime meetups - attendees are responsible for the cost of their lunch. Social, informal and informative!
  • 12 noon - April 20, May 18, Sept. 15 and Oct. 21, 2020
  • Adam's Tap House, Fruitland


NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health) Family Support Group

  • Last Tuesday of each month
  • 6:30 - 8 p.m. 
  • Avery W. Hall Educational Center, PRMC (June meeting in Hallowell Conference Center)
  • 443-614-6739

Ostomy Support Group

  • 3rd Tuesday of February, May, August and November
  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • 410-912-4947

Parkinson’s Support Group

Pregnancy and Infant Loss - STAR Program

  • Third Wednesday of every other month, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Avery W. Hall Educational Center Auditorium
  • Memorial Service held annually in December
  • The STAR (Special Treasures Are Remembered) program supports parents and families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death.  The program offers two newsletters throughout the year. 
  • For more information, calll 410-543-7039, or email

Renal Support Group

  • 3rd Thursday of each month (No meeting in August)
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • MAC Inc., 909 Progress Drive, Salisbury MD 21804
  • 410-543-7239

Stroke Support Group

  • Contact the Stroke Coordinator for more information: 410-912-7938