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"Us Too"

North Park Medical Plaza
910 E Houston St, 1st floor
Tyler, TX  75701

Jim Greene, President of "Us Too"
Phone: 903-882-4775 (Lindale)
Contact Jim Greene for place and times.

"Us Too" is a support group for survivors of prostate cancer and their families. This national organization formed a support group to provide a forum for participants to discuss problems and anxieties related to prostate cancer. The ultimate goal is to improve the quality of their lives. In addition, the group will serve as a source of up-to-date medical information for patients.Contact Jim Greene for place and times.

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Better Breather's Club 

Wisenbaker Conference Center
Mother Frances Hospital
800 E Dawson
Tyler, TX 75701

Better Breathers is a support group that meets on a monthly basis for patients with chronic respiratory disease, their family and friends. Each month a guest speaker speaks on different issues that impact the lives of respiratory patients dealing with chronic disease. Lunch is provided. Meetings take place at Trinity Mother Frances Wisenbaker Conference Center from 12:00-2:00 on certain dates.

For more information please call Debbie Germany, RCP Coordinator of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Phone: 903-531-4770 Fax: 903-525-1413
Email: germand@tmfhs.org

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Breast Cancer Support Group

North Park Medical Plaza
910 E Houston, 1st Floor
Tyler, TX 75702

Jane Ellen Morris, Tyler Cancer Center
Phone: 903-592-6110

This group is for women who are newly diagnosed, undergoing treatment, or who are long time survivors. Meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. The Community Room is located on the first floor of the North Park Medical Plaza, across from Mother Frances Hospital on Houston Street. Free parking tokens will be given for the adjacent parking garage.

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Cancer Support Group

North Park Medical Plaza
910 E Houston, 1st Floor
Tyler, TX 75702

Jane Ellen Morris, Tyler Cancer Center
Phone: 903-592-6110

Group facilitator is Dr. S. Vukeija, oncologist w/ Tyler Cancer Center
Or J.C. Collum, 561-5494.

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The Cancer Support Group is open to anyone with any form of cancer or cancer survivors and their families. The group meets the first and third Wednesday of every month at 6 pm. Participants will be given tokens for free parking in the adjacent parking garage.

Crohn's & Colitis Support Group

Wisenbaker Conference Center
Mother Frances Hospital

Machelle McDowell, Digestive Disease Center
Phone: 903-595-5101
Other contact: Shelly Coplan, DDC, 595-4739
National Crohn's and Colitis Assc: 1-800-343-3637.

Meets every third Tuesday of each month in the Azalea Room at Wisenbaker Conference Center at 7 pm.

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Diabetes Support Group

The Diabetes Support Group provides an opportunity to gain valuable information from a variety of guest speakers focusing on ways to cope and self manage the chronic disease of diabetes.

Meeting times: 4th Thursday of every month from January to October, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Meeting location: Diabetes Education Classroom at Mother Frances Hospital - Winnsboro.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call (903) 342-4111.
Be encouraged----There is Life with Diabetes!

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East Texas Amazing Little Hearts Support Group

Wisenbaker Conference Center
Mother Frances Hospital

Terence or Laura Thedford
Phone: 903-570-6748
tandlaura@suddenlink.net
Look for more information on www.congenitalsurgerycenter.com or www.facebook.com/amazinglittlehearts.

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Tyler Area Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and Rheumatic Illness Support Group (Includes RA, Lupus, Scleroderma, etc.)

Date/Time: 2nd Tuesday of each month (except December). Registration at 1:15 p.m. Program from 1:30 until 3:15 p.m.

Where: First Presbyterian Church's Fellowship Hall, 230 Rusk and College Streets. The entrance to the Fellowship Hall is on College Street, behind the main church building.

Visitors are welcome. Please no perfume.

Note: Meeting announcements, including speakers and/or program topics, are in the Tyler Paper on Sunday before the meeting and also on the day of the meeting, as well as on radio and TV.

For more information call:
Billie Garmon - 903-534-0899
Linda Morse - 903-566-9481
Bonnie Scott - 903-534-0837

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Life After Loss - Bereavement

Tyler Cancer Center
Community Room North Park
Tyler, TX 75701

Hospice of East Texas/American Cancer Society
Phone: 903-581-5585 (Hospice) 903-597-1348 (American Cancer Society)

Life After Loss is a bereavement class of the American Cancer Society that is designed for those who have lost a loved one within the past two years, regardless of the cause of death. The classes meet at The Hospice Offices at 3800 Paluxy Ste 560 on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings of the month at 5:30 pm.

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Liver Disease Support Group 

Wisenbaker Conference Center
Mother Frances Hospital

Machelle McDowell, Digestive Disease Center
Phone: 903-595-5101

Meets fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 pm in Azalea Room, located in Wisenbaker Conference Center.

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Macular Degeneration Support Group

910 E Houston
1st Floor, Community Room
Tyler, TX 75701

Sandra Coates
Phone: 972-288-4780

East Texas Macular Degeneration Support Group.

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Parkinsonians of East Texas 

Wisenbaker Conference Center
Mother Frances Hospital
Tyler, TX 75701

Melodie Satterwhite
Phone: 903-510-8795
satterm@tmfhs.org
Free parking.

A support group for persons with Parkinsons Disease and their family members. The Wisenbaker Conference Center is located on the west side of Mother Frances Hospital. To reach the Conference Center parking lot, turn off Beckham Avenue onto Dawson Street, then take the first entrance to your left. Parking is free. All programs 2pm. Rooms and dates vary. Please call for dates, or to add your name to the mailing list.

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AWAKE

The A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well, and Keeping Energetic) is a support group for people with sleeping disorders. The purpose of the group is to provide support and education to individuals and their families through education, lifestyle and therapy adjustments. Meetings are held once a quarter and alternate host cites between Mother Frances Hospital and ETMC. For more information, please contact the Sleep Disorders Center at Mother Frances Hospital at (903) 593-8441.

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