Valley-Mount Sinai Cancer Care offers Spanish-speaking support group

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Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care in Paramus is now offering a support group specifically for Spanish-speaking cancer patients.

Individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer and are actively receiving treatment are welcome to join, regardless of whether they are being treated at Valley or not. The goal of the group is for participants to obtain support and engage with other members to share experiences, struggles and successes.

“This group was established to address a gap identified with face-to-face support for our Spanish-speaking patients,” Yael Davidovics, social worker and host for the support group, said. “We hope that, while patients can share challenges, successes and resources among peers who are going through a similar challenge, they can also connect more freely based on language and culture.”

This support group takes place from 5 to 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. This is both an in-person and virtual group. The in-person session will take place at the Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion, located at One Valley Health Plaza in Paramus, in the second-floor conference room. An RSVP is required for in-person attendance due to space constrictions.

To register for this support group, please call or email Davidovics at 201-634-5422 or