Classes & Events

Cancer Survivorship 101

Cancer Survivorship 101’s small and supportive group setting helps individuals regain their physical, emotional and spiritual health after cancer treatment. Offered yearly starting the second week in March, the free 9-week holistic rehabilitation program is taught by specially trained nurses and mental health practitioners. To sign up or learn more, call the CHI Health Regional Cancer Center at St. Francis at (308) 398-5442 or fill out our registration form to sign up.

Telehealth Patient Educational Opportunities

The CHI Health Regional Cancer Center offers educational programming broadcast via Telehealth. These educational offerings focus on patient-specific topics. Patients and their families and loved ones can view these Telehealth educational opportunities either from the comfort of their own home or at their local health care facility. Contact the CHI Health Regional Cancer Center at (308) 398-5442 for more information.

Tobacco Cessation Classes

For anyone interested in quitting tobacco, CHI Health St. Francis offers "Freedom from Smoking" a free tobacco cessation class at the hospital. For more than 30 years, this leading American Lung Association tobacco cessation program shows participants how to quit tobacco — for good — in a small and supportive group setting. The class meets for a seven-week series, three times a year. After registration you will be contacted about exact dates and times. To sign up or learn more, call the CHI Health Regional Cancer Center at St. Francis at (308) 398-5442 or fill out this form.

Support Groups

Diabetes Support Group: Doing Diabetes Together

A support group designed for people living with diabetes and their families. Meets every other month at CHI Health St. Francis. Please call (308) 398-5899 for dates and times.

Eat at Mom’s (Breastfeeding Support Group)

Finding good support while you are breastfeeding is often the key to a successful experience. Find that support at "Eat at Mom’s," a free open-house breastfeeding support group that meets at CHI Health St. Francis. Receive hands-on breastfeeding assistance from the hospital’s lactation nurses and learn from and network with other mothers. Additionally, St. Francis offers a ‘Preparing for Breastfeeding" class every other month. Call (308) 398-6595 to register.

Stroke Support Group

CHI Health St. Francis Stroke Support Group focuses on health and healing following a stroke. The group meets at the hospital every other month and provides support, education and networking opportunities. Anyone affected by stroke or brain injury, including family, friends, and caregivers are welcome to attend. Contact Jennifer Niedfelt,, or Jessica Renee McCord,, to receive email updates about the next meeting.