The monthly MRM Cancer Support Group offers support for patients, families and community members dealing with all types of cancers. The next meeting is set for 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in the meeting room inside Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road. It will be the last meeting until fall.

Terry Ratner, RN, MFA, founder of the support group, will lead an open discussion about cancer—the questions, the challenges, the struggles and the latest information available to survivors and family members.

Admission is free. A complimentary vegetarian buffet will be served. An RSVP is requested by Monday, May 16. To RSVP, call Terry Ratner at 602-527-3776 or e-mail For more information about the Michael Ratner Memorial (MRM) Community Cancer Support Association, visit