Gastro-intestinal (GI) Cancers Support Group

Fox Chase Cancer Center is committed to the safety and well being of our patients during the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Some in-person support groups are being held virtually. Please contact the person listed on each support group page for more information or to register.

Meeting Dates: 3rd Wednesday of the month in February, May, August and November, beginning February 15,2023
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Via Zoom

Open group for people diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancer who are receiving treatment. In this group, led by our social workers, people can share their personal experiences, ways of coping and helpful resources.


  • Reduces feelings of loneliness, anxiety, and distress
  • Helps you learn new ways of coping
  • Increases feelings of hope and empowerment
  • Provides you with practical information about treatment and resources•Helps you communicates better with your medical team and loved ones

Fore information and to register to receive a Zoom link, please contact

Anjali Albanese, MSW, LSW, OSW-C at [email protected] or Mark Itzen, MSW, LCSW at [email protected]