Esophageal Cancer Support Groups

Below you will find support groups specifically for esophageal cancer.   The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation lists the support groups that we are aware of.  Please contact the person or group listed based on your location and preference.  If you have a support group for esophageal cancer that you would like added to this list, please contact us below:


Rhode Island: Oral, Head & Neck, Esophageal Cancer Support Group

 Meetings offer information, support and encouragement to newly diagnosed patients, survivors, family members and friends in a friendly forum. Survivors discuss their situations, experiences, coping strategies and hopes.

Groups meet the second Tuesday of every month.


South County Hospital

Cancer Center Patient Lounge

100 Kenyon Avenue | Wakefield, RI 02879

4:30-6:00 pm



For more information, please contact:

Donna Castricone RDN, CSO

(401) 788-8568,


Dana Farber/Milford Regional Hospital

Gastrointestinal Intestinal Malignancies: Esophageal Cancer.

20 Prospect Street, Milford, 2nd Floor Conference

GIM Discussion Group
Third Tuesday of every month
2:00 – 3:30 pm


“Patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies are invited to join a discussion of common challenges during treatment and survivorship, and explore solutions. A different topic/speaker will be featured at each session. Family members are welcome. For more information and to register, call Jill Pedrick, LICSW at (508) 488-3717.


Esophageal Cancer/Barrett’s Esophagus Support Group


Chatham Recreation Center

Meetings occur on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8 p.m.


For more information, contact Paul at 248-736-6645 or by email: or John at 810-908-3369 or by email: with any questions.

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