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Support Programs

At Miami Valley Hospital, we know cancer patients often find comfort in the support of others who know what they are experiencing.

Cancer Care Support Group

This group program offers support to all of those people whom cancer affects. No matter your specific disease site, whether you are currently undergoing treatment or you are a survivor or a caregiver, you are welcome to attend this program. 

The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm at Miami Valley Hospital South Comprehensive Cancer Center, Tree of Hope room on the 2nd floor. For more information call (937) 438-7880(937) 438-7880.

Cooking and Nutrition Classes

Oncology dietician Deb Thompson, RDN, LD, presents this informative class. It is held in the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room A, quarterly from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. For more information, call (937) 438-7880(937) 438-7880.

Look Good, Feel Better… for Women

A trained, volunteer cosmetologist facilitates this interactive group program. The cosmetologist teaches women how to cope with skin changes and hair loss, the most common appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.

The group meets quarterly at Miami Valley Hospital South Comprehensive Cancer Center, Room B. Contact Jennifer Wall, patient navigator with the American Cancer Society at (937) 438-7150(937) 438-7150.

To receive free self-help materials, call the Look Good…Feel Better toll-free number at (800) 395-5665(800) 395-5665.

Educational Programs

This educational series is open to all cancer survivors, caregivers, and staff. It covers varying topics related to the cancer journey and its prevention and treatment. It is held monthly in the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Conference Room A from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. For more information, call (937) 438-7880(937) 438-7880.

Other Cancer Prevention and Education Programs

On behalf of Miami Valley Hospital, Premier Community Health offers community health programs focusing on prevention, early detection and disease self-management of four chronic disease areas. One of those areas is cancer. The cancers targeted are breast, colorectal, skin, prostate and lung.

Breast and Cervical Cancer

The Ohio Department of Health, along with a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, funds the Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Premier Community Health houses this important service.

This program provides free mammograms, Pap testing and other advanced diagnostics for women who do not have health insurance. Other grants to Premier Community Health funded additional free mammograms for uninsured or underinsured women. 

Skin Cancer

Each May, Miami Valley Hospital collaborates with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology, the American Cancer Society and local hospitals to offer free skin screenings at locations throughout the area.

Lung Cancer Prevention and Awareness

Physicians can refer individuals who smoke and are hospitalized at Miami Valley Hospital for one-on-one counseling by respiratory therapists who are certified smoking cessation counselors. Premier Community Health offers the services of a certified smoking cessation counselor free of charge. Miami Valley Hospital staff members also sit on the local Smoke Free Task Force.

Content Updated: August 16, 2018

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Cancer Care Services.
Breast Center at Miami Valley Hospital North
9000 N. Main St. Englewood, OH  45415
Cancer Care at Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH  45409
Cancer Care at Miami Valley Hospital North
9000 N. Main St. Englewood, OH  45415
Cancer Care at Miami Valley Hospital South
2300 Miami Valley Dr. Centerville, OH  45459
Gynocologic Oncology Center at Miami Valley Hospital South
2300 Miami Valley Dr. Suite 260 Centerville, OH  45459
High Risk Breast Cancer Center at Miami Valley Hospital North
9000 N. Main St. Englewood, OH  45415
High Risk Breast Cancer Center at Miami Valley Hospital South
2400 Miami Valley Dr. Centerville, OH  45459
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