Support groups and local resources

Markey Cancer Center Support Groups. For more information, contact Joan Scales at 859-323-1403.

  • Head and Neck Support Group - First Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services)
  • In Treatment Support Group - First Friday of each month, 2-3:30 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services)   
  • Survivors Support Group - Third Tuesday of each month, 5-6:30 p.m., Hilary J. Boone Center, Fireside Room
  • Young Adult Support Group - Third Wednesday of each month, 4-5:30 p.m., Hilary J. Boone Center, Fireside Room
  • Neuro-Oncology Support Group - Second Wednesday of each month, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Hilary J. Boone Center, Fireside Room   
  • December 7 - New Patient/Family Orientation Support Group. 9 a.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).
  • December 11 - Art Therapy Radiation Mask Workshop. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reservatiosn required, contact christina.carpenter@uky.edu or 859-323-4895.
  • December 14 - Art Therapy Group. 1 - 2:30 p.m., lobby of Whitney-Hendrickson Building.
  • December 15 - Patient/Family Orientation Support Group. Noon, 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).
  • December 16 - Patient/Family Orientation Support Group. 11:30 a.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).
  • December 16 - Art Therapy Sampler. Noon - 2 p.m., lobby of Whitney-Hendrickson Building.
  • December 17 -  Smoothie demonstrations. 1 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). Read more about it and watch a video demo »  
  • December 18 - Music Therapy Group. 3 - 3:45 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).  
  • December 21Art Therapy Group. 1 - 2:30 p.m., lobby of Whitney-Hendrickson Building.
  • December 25 - Christmas - Clinics Closed.

To reach one of our Markey social workers, call 859-257-6351.  

Read the Markey Psych-Oncology services card for more information.

Local resources

Wigs

American Cancer Society
1504 College Way
Lexington KY 40502
859-276-3223

Creative Hair Illusions for Men
107 E. Reynolds Road
Lexington KY 40517
859-245-1516

Jerome
153 Patchen Drive, #59
Lexington KY 40517
859-269-5753

Pamela Dee Wigs
837-A Lane Allen Road
Lexington KY 40504
859-278-4004
www.pameladeewigs.com 

VDK Turning Point
1016 S. Broadway
Lexington KY 40504
859-276-2950 or 859-263-8857
http://grogans.com/vdk.html  

Breast prostheses

Jerome
153 Patchen Drive, #59
Lexington KY 40517
859-269-5753

Josephine's Post-mastectomy
814 Euclid Ave.
Lexington KY 40508
859-269-6222

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