Cancer Support Groups

Community Healing for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers

Meetings offer a safe space for people affected by cancer to share their experiences and discuss with others in similar situations. Support groups can provide the comradery, problem-solving and hope for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.  

Yellow Brick Place offers the following support groups: 

  • Multiple Myeloma Support Group, facilitated by Matt Giambattista with support from Rhonda Wilhelm
  • Prostate Support Group, facilitated by Steve Burbrink
  • Caregiver Support Group, facilitated by Joyce Aleshire

Check out our Events Calendar for a schedule of meetings. If you are interested in attending a support group or would like to volunteer to facilitate one, please let us know.

Multiple Myeloma support group
Prostate cancer ribbon

Prostate Support Group

The Prostate Cancer Support Group meets monthly to discuss all aspects of prostate cancer. We welcome men who have been recently diagnosed and men who

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Support Group Research Project

Are you a writer? Lit Youngstown is doing a research project for Yellow Brick Place to determine how writing can help channel anxiety for cancer patients. There will be a general support group and an additional writing support group. You can sign up by emailing

We are Here to Help

Contact Yellow Brick Place Cancer Wellness Center today to learn more about our programs and how to get involved in our mission.

We serve Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana Counties in Ohio and Mercer County in Pennsylvania.