Cancer Support Groups and Services

The emotional and financial challenges that come with a diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming. Below is information about our support groups and assistance provided by the Maury Regional Health Care Foundation.

Support Groups

The Cancer Support Group provides support to those who are diagnosed with cancer, as well as their friends and family, and offers an opportunity to discuss the challenges, frustrations, fears and feelings associated with cancer. For more information or to register, call 931.381.1111, x8177.

The Breast Cancer Support Group meets in the Maury Regional Women's Center. Whether newly diagnosed or a survivor, this group offers education, networking and support. For more information, call 931.540.4166.

A schedule of meetings is also available at Classes & Events.

Feeling fabulous

The Feeling Fabulous program helps women with cancer look and feel better as their body experiences changes as a result of cancer treatment. Maury Regional Health staff join local stylists who volunteer their time to provide information about:

  • Makeup techniques for hair loss and skin changes (includes a free makeup kit)
  • Skin and nail care
  • Wigs and other head coverings
  • Nutrition

The Feeling Fabulous program is held quarterly at Maury Regional Cancer Center. All supplies are made possible by the Women’s Center Fund of the Maury Regional Health Care Foundation. Class size is limited. To register for the next class, call 931.490.7192.

Maury Regional Health Care Foundation

The Maury Regional Health Care Foundation provides assistance to cancer patients through the Cancer Fund, Women's Center Fund, Special Needs Fund and the Robert Otwell Cancer Center Endowment. For those who qualify, assistance is available for mammograms, camisoles, lymphedema compression garments, transportation expenses, wigs and headwear.

For those who need rest between treatments, the Foundation maintains The Retreat, a hospitality house that provides daytime accommodations for cancer patients. The home is located near the medical center on Trotwood Avenue and arrangements to stay may be coordinated by the nurse navigator at the Cancer Center or by calling 931.381.1111, extension 1103.

For more information about the Foundation, visit