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Support Services and Education

Equally important as treatment and technology is mental and emotional support, which is essential for a woman’s journey with breast cancer. We offer a broad range of programs and support groups to meet your individual needs.

A Step at a Time – Breast Cancer Support Group
Find strength and hope with other survivors before, during, and after your treatment.
Meets 2nd and 4th Mondays, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mission Women’s Wellness Center Classroom
26732 Crown Valley Parkway, 1st Floor, Suite 171C, Mission Viejo, 92691
(Mission Medical Tower building)
Facilitator: Mission Hospital’s Breast Health Nurse Navigator
For more information, call (949) 365-2273, extension 4

Our Journey Together – Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group
A group specifically addressing the needs of women who have recurrent and/or metastatic breast cancer.
Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Mission Women’s Wellness Center Conference Room
26732 Crown Valley Parkway, 1st Floor, Suite 171A, Mission Viejo, 92691
(Mission Medical Tower building)
Offered in partnership with Orange County Breast Cancer Coalition.
Facilitator: Lori Ash, LCSW
For more information, call (949) 365-2273, extension 4

Live Well with Cancer – Patient and Family Support Group
Learn how to reduce stress, decrease depression, regain control and find hope.
Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mission Conference Center
26726 Crown Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo, 92691
Sponsored by the Wellness Community
Facilitator: Sandra Weiss, PhD, MFT
Fore more information, call (949) 364-1770 or (714) 543-3200


A free program of support, education and hope for people with cancer and their loved ones.

Needle While You Work
Join other knitters in making hats and blankets for women going through chemotherapy, or knit scarves for fundraising during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Meets the 1st Monday of every month, 10-11 a.m.
Mission Women’s Wellness Center Classroom Room
26732 Crown Valley Parkway, 1st Floor, Suite 171C, Mission Viejo, 92691
(Mission Medical Tower building)
For more information, call (949) 365-2273, extension 4

Look Good… Feel Better® – For women living with breast and other cancers.
Look Good… Feel Better is a free program developed by the American Cancer Society
that offers women who are in active treatment an opportunity to develop skills
to help combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.
No fee, registration required, space is limited.
Meets quarterly, dates vary. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
For reservations, call Mission Hospital’s MyHealth Line: (949) 364-1770
Held at:
Mission Women’s Wellness Center Conference Room
26732 Crown Valley Parkway, 1st Floor, Suite 171A, Mission Viejo, 92691
(Mission Medical Tower building)
Sponsored by American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council Foundation and the Professional Beauty Association/National Cosmetology Association.


The goal of the American Cancer Society (ACS) is to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from cancer.

Yoga* – For women living with breast cancer.
Yoga is a gentle way to exercise, heal the body and mind. Boost your energy and build strength, awareness and flexibility through stretching, breathing and sound.
Meets Tuesdays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mission Conference Center
26726 Crown Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo, 92691
No fee.
*Wear comfortable clothing (gym wear). Bring a yoga mat or towel and water. No previous experience is necessary.

Dayan Qigong – Open to all cancer survivors.
Dayan Qigong is a complementary mind/body health form that has been practiced in China for 1,700 years. Classes include stretching and warm-ups, acupressure self-massage, meditation and a 64-movement flow imitating the graceful strength of wild geese.
Meets Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mission Conference Center
26726 Crown Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo, 92691
No fee.
*Wear comfortable clothing (gym wear). Bring a yoga mat or towel and water. No previous experience is necessary.