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Cancer support group

Cancer support group

This is a safe and confidential space to find a supportive community that understands the complexities of the cancer journey, providing solace and strength beyond medical treatment.

Group starts on 7th April, 2024

Confidential | Small group, 6-8 people

Online video Zoom conversations

Each session is 75 minutes duration

Led by an expert therapist

Program Fee - INR 4000 for ( 8 sessions) India-based participants | INR 8000 for ( 8 sessions) participants outside India

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Goals of the group

The goal of the group is to provide emotional support, share information and resources, and facilitate peer support among individuals affected by cancer.

By offering a supportive community, the group will help improve the overall well-being and quality of life for those navigating the cancer journey.
It aims to enhance coping skills, promote empowerment and advocacy, address practical concerns, and foster hope and resilience in participants.

Who is the group for?

The group is for anyone with a cancer diagnosis, whether recently diagnosed or advanced, long term survivors, recurrent cancer patients, those undergoing treatment, in remission or under palliative care.
The group is not designed for those who are terminally ill or transitioning to end-of-life care

What will we talk about?



1. Coping strategies for managing fear, anxiety, and uncertainty associated with a cancer diagnosis.
2.Expressing feelings and emotions related to the cancer experience in a safe and supportive environment.
3.Dealing with the impact of cancer on relationships with family, friends, and loved ones.
4.Exploring ways to maintain a positive outlook and find sources of hope and inspiration during difficult times.
5.Discussing the challenges of treatment, such as side effects, fatigue, and lifestyle adjustments.
6.Sharing personal stories and experiences to foster connection and empathy among group members.
7.Addressing concerns about body image, self-esteem, and changes in physical appearance due to cancer treatment.
8.Exploring the role of spirituality, faith, or mindfulness practices in coping with cancer.
9.Navigating difficult decisions about treatment options, including weighing risks and benefits.

  • Thank you, you all truly understand what I’m going through. I hope you guys get some good sleep, have an easy day, your doctors listen to you and that you can do some of your favorite activities with little to no pain.

    Mansi

  • It was comforting to hear that other people went through similar things. And hearing what was good, what was bad, and what they would change.

    Isha

  • I am so grateful to have joined the group. I feel more connected to others, less alone in my experience, and supported. To someone in my situation who was considering SoulUp, I’d simply say: DO IT

    Rishi

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FAQs

What are soulUp groups?

At SoulUp, you'll meet people who get what you're going through and might be living some of the same realities. People looking for extraordinary conversations, just like you.

✔️ Small group, 6-8 people

✔️ Every meeting led by a world-class facilitator

✔️ Weekly 75-minute online video sessions

What happens in a group session?

While the format can vary as per topic, here’s a flow that most sessions follow

Check In. Participants check-in with each others' feelings and answer the prompt given by the facilitator if any.

Conversation. Your facilitator will guide the group in a free-flowing conversation—with the goal of sharing openly, talking honestly, and deep emotional connection.

Check Out. Participants share what they're taking away from the session.

What am i going to get out of this?

Participants say that they feel heard, understood, more in control, and a feeling that you’ve got people rooting for you. By talking about your emotions and what's going on in your life, you'll realise that you're not alone and get ideas for how to improve your situation.

How long has soulup been around?

SoulUp was founded in Feb 2022 by Punita Mittal and Mahak Maheshwari - a team of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay with more than 20 years of combined healthcare experience. SoulUp is redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.

What is SoulUp's refund policy for Groups?

1. After you have registered for the group and you'd like to opt out:
- Full refund if you cancel 30 days before the group start date.
- 50% refund if you cancel 16-30 days before the group start date.
- No refund if you cancel 0-15 days before the group start date.

2. If SoulUp cancels a group, we will refund the entire signup fee.

3. If SoulUp reschedules a group by more than 2 weeks, we will inform you and give you an option to opt out and get a full refund.

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