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Find Your Support Group in the Cedar Rapids MedQuarter

Mercy Medical Center Support Groups

From medical attention to shopping opportunities, you can find virtually anything you need while in the Cedar Rapids MedQuarter – and that includes support.

If you need advice or support from others facing similar challenges – like cancer or diabetes – you can find it in the Cedar Rapids MedQuarter.

“Us Too” Support Group

A support group for men with prostate cancer and their support persons. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Contact Hall-Perrine Cancer Center at 319-365-4673.

Adult Diabetes Support Group

Held the second Tuesday of each month at Mercy’s Joslin Diabetes Center at 5264 Council Street NE, this group meets from 7-8 p.m. Contact the Joslin Diabetes Center at 319-398-6012.

Breastfeeding Group

A breastfeeding group for mom, baby and support persons at Mercy Medical Center’s Birthplace classroom. Sessions are held 10:30 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays. Call 319-363-BABY (2229) or email for more information.

Cancer Support Group

A support group for cancer patients, their caregivers, family members or anyone who has been touched by cancer. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Contact Kris Sargent by calling 319-398-6452 or 319-398-4673 or send an email to for more information.

Cancer Transitions

A free six-week workshop to help cancer survivors transition from cancer treatment to post-treatment care. Contact Amanda Covington at 319-398-6674 or for more details.

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