We recommend support groups for patients and family members:
Lymphedema Support Group – A support group focused on providing education, emotional support
and the opportunity to network with others diagnosed with edema/swelling
due to primary or secondary lymphedema. For additional information, please
call (225) 763-4050 or
click here to register.
Ostomy Support Group – A support group designed to help patients and their families cope
with colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies and continent diversions. For
more information or to register, please call the American Cancer Society
at (225) 767-7197.
Prostate Cancer Support Group – A support group designed to provide education and support for
prostate cancer patients. For additional information or to register, please
contact the Cancer Services at (225) 927-2273.
Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge has a number of support groups and regular meetings and luncheons where
disease-specific survivorship issues are discussed. Learn more at