Our Program

Have you been recently diagnosed with cancer? Are you undergoing treatment or perhaps you know someone – a family member or friend – with cancer? A cancer diagnosis can bring with it fear, isolation, and anger and an overwhelming need for information about treatment options, health insurance, financial support and how to manage the daily routine of life. Cancer doesn’t just change the life of the individual diagnosed, but also the lives of those around them.

Since 2007 the Institute of Medicine has reported that comprehensive medical care of cancer patients must include psychosocial support for the patient and family as well as information on cancer prognosis, treatment benefits and financial costs of treatment. Gilda’s Club NYC complements the medical component by providing support and education for the cancer patient and their family to help them learn to live with cancer – whatever the outcome.

Become a Member

Whether you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, or have recently lost someone to cancer, there is a place for you at Gilda’s Club.

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Support Groups

We offer a range of support groups to meet specific needs of our community.

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Educational Lectures & Workshops

Educational Lectures and Workshops are offered to enhance well-being and promote self-discovery.

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Just for Children & Teens

A special place where children who have been affected by cancer – whether through their own diagnosis or that of a loved one – can find support in a fun, facilitated play environment.

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Social Activities

Social activities are meant to build a sense of community and belonging.

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Gilda Comes To You Offsite Program

In order to reach more New Yorkers affected by cancer, GCNYC currently provides cancer support groups at six off-site locations.

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