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Share your cancer diagnosis and engage in optimal living in a supportive community.

Life Beyond Cancer Group

Opportunities and tools are designed for you to apply your best wisdom incorporating information on nutritional, mind-body skills, movement and shared social support in this dynamic group.


Please note that in-person group visits are canceled due to COVID–19 until further notice. Group visits will begin to be offered ONLINE in the Fall. If you are interested, please send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Join a group if you:

  • are a registered patient with Hennepin Healthcare (you do not have to have your primary doctor in the Hennepin Healthcare system.)
  • are interested in holistic, integrative and functional health
    and wellbeing
  • intend to attend all appointments
  • are covered by Medicaid/Medicare, Medical Assistance, Hennepin Healthcare / Hennepin County employee plans. Co-pays and deductibles apply similarly to a one-on-one level 3 or 4 primary doctor’s visit. Check with your insurance provider – some private insurance plans also cover group visit appointments.

Frankie Winegardner, PA-C, MPAS is an Integrative Medicine Physician Assistant at Whittier Clinic facilitating the shared medical group visit experience for those looking ahead to optimal engagement and vitality post-cancer diagnosis.

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Cass McLaughlin

Please note that In-Person group visits at Whittier are on hold due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Call to be placed on a waiting list for notification when In-person group visits start back up.

We may be offering online-only group visits this summer.


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