This is an online support and education group for people who are living with an ostomy, regardless of their cancer diagnosis. The group will discuss issues that may come up while adjusting to living with an ostomy. It is an opportunity for participants to provide each other with emotional and practical support and to share information and experiences. Topics may include:
- Education around ostomy care and supplies,
- Adjusting to life with an ostomy, Impact of an ostomy on intimate relationships,
- Coping strategies.
This support group is open to MSK patients who are living with an ostomy or preparing for ostomy surgery.
This group meets on the third Thursday of every month from 4:00-
- Thursday, October 19, 2023
Thursday, November 16, 2023
(will be facilitated by Social Workers)
- Thursday, December 21, 2023
Date & Time(s)
Christine Dorman, RN, WOCN