Cancer Support Services

Peninsula Regional offers cancer support services for people with cancer, survivors and their families at 560 Riverside Drive, Building A, Suite 106 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
  • Blood Cancer Support  
  • Head and Neck Cancer Group 
  • Prostate Cancer Support Group 
  • Free Counseling Sessions      

 Social Activities

  • Look Good, Feel Better - A makeover for the spirit, this program teaches beauty techniques to women who are in or have recently gone through treatment. To make reservations, call 410-543-7209.
  • Lunch Bunch – Free lunch and socialization on the last Wednesday of every month 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

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.

ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group

  • 2nd Friday of each month
  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • MAC Inc., 909 Progress Drive, Salisbury MD
  • 410-912-7961

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

  • 3nd 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

  • 4th Monday of each month
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Jan-May & Sept-Nov)
  • Avery W. Hall Educational Center, PRMC
  • 410-543-7284

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 Special.Treasures@peninsula.org.

Renal Support Group

  • 3rd Thursday of each month
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • MAC Inc., 909 Progress Drive, Salisbury MD 21804
  • 410-543-7239

Stroke Support Group

  • 1st Tuesday of each month
  • 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • MAC Inc., 909 Progress Drive, Salisbury MD
  • 410-912-7961