University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview Breast Cancer Support Groups
Breast Cancer Support Groups
LOCATION: Hope Lodge located @ 2500 University Ave SE
Parking: there is a lot in the back of Hope Lodge, there is no charge for parking.
Enter through the back entrance. You will need to sign in and record your car license #.
We have 2 separate support groups that meet @ Hope Lodge on the following dates/ times:
1 ) University Breast Cancer Support Group-
for women, all ages with new diagnosis or history of breast cancer
Times: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 12 noon to 1:30pm, includes light lunch
2) University Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group-
focus on unique issues of individuals with stage 4 breast cancer
Times: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 9:00am to 10:30am
Ann Cummings, MSW, LICSW, UMMC Breast Cancer Program, 612-273-2151
Susan Pappas-Varco, RN, UMMC Breast Cancer Program Coordinator, 612-273-6434
The Hope Lodge is located at
From the North: Take 35 W south, getting off on University and take a left unto
From the South: Take 35 W north to 94 east getting off on the
From the East or West: Take 94 towards downtown
v As the Hope Lodge is a home away from home for people undergoing treatment for cancer please be mindful of privacy and levels of noise as you enter or leave.
v You will be asked to sign in at the front desk. The staff of the Hope Lodge also may ask for your car license number. Please have it available.
v No one except Hope Lodge residents are allowed on the 2nd and 3rd Floors.
v Smoking is prohibited in the building and on the grounds.