Phone: 1-315-313-6645



Patient Support Groups

  • Support for Newly Diagnosed (within 6 months) Breast Cancer Patients
    "Moving Forward" meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm at the Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY, Brittonfield office, 3rd floor. If interested call (315)-472-7504 ext 1397.

  • Recurrent Cancer Support Group
    This group meets the first and third Monday of each month from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Brittonfield office of Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY for more information call (315)- 575-7786.

  • Pink Therapy Breast Cancer Support Group
    Crouse Health's Pink Therapy Breast Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. The group brings women together who have gone through the breast cancer experience and gives them the chance to stay active and informed to improve their health. Sessions often include topics recommended by group members such as, treatment and staying healthy and active, including participating in local events as a group. Guests/practitioners are also sometimes part of meetings, including experts in massage therapy, acupuncture, Reiki, Tai-Chi, and yoga. To learn more and register, please call (315) 470-8053 or visit
  • “I Can Cope" Online Classes Through the American Cancer Society
    "I Can Cope" online classes are available through the ACS at These classes are self-paced and can be done in the privacy of one's home. They provide valuable information to assist in the cancer journey. This group also meets in Auburn.
  • Patient Mentor Program
    Connects cancer patients in the Central New York community with a cancer survivor (a mentor) who has had a similar cancer diagnosis, providing one-on-one support. For more information call (315)-634-5004.

  • American Cancer Society
    For more information call (315)-437-7025 or visit Groups include:
    I Can Survive, Circle of Caring and Reach to Recovery, Ostomy Support Group, Man to Man - Prostate Cancer, Awareness and Support Group, Wellspring Caring & Sharing - Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group, Look Good Feel Better programs.


  • Cancer Connects
    Cancer Connects is a non-profit 501(c) (3), tax-exempt corporation established in 2006 under the guidance and support of physicians, staff and cancer survivor/ patients of Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY to ease the cancer journey for patients in Central New York. Programs and services are provided to cancer patients irrespective of their medical practice or hospital affiliation. You can visit their website for more information, or call (315)-634-5004.
  • Complementary Therapy Voucher Award Program
    Provides funding to cancer patients for several visits of a complementary therapy modality of their choosing. For more information call (315)-234-4673.
  • HOACNY Boutique
    Hematology-Oncology Associates of CNY is pleased to offer patients the opportunity to shop in our boutique. The HOA boutique is filled with hats, scarves, turbans, camisoles, T-Shirts, tops, bathing suits, surgical bras and more – all reasonably priced.  The best news is that all profits will benefit cancer patients through CancerConnects and our HOA Fun Committee.
  • Knitted Knockers
    Knitted Knockers is a program that promotes knitting for a cause: to create prostheses for women who’ve undergone lumpectomies, mastectomies or other procedures to the breast. The “knockers” are provided to women at no cost. They come in all different sizes, A – DD, that can be adjusted to fit around any shaped breast and are made of washable, quality yarn. For more information or to obtain a pair of knockers locally, please contact us here or call (315)-472-7504 ext 1397.

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