ncan support groups – kentucky chapter

Meet Geri

Geri was diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Cancer in 2003. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she receives her care at Markey Cancer Center by NETS specialist, Dr. Lowell Anthony. She believes that it is important to remain active and to give back to the Cancer community. To do this she serves on the Patient Advisory Board at Markey and by being the facilitator for the NCAN support group in Kentucky. She also serves as Patient Ambassador through Lexicon Pharmacuticals, which allows her to share her story to encourage other Neuroendocrine patients on a national level. Her greatest loves are her faith, family and friends and she says that she is blessed to remain active in the lives of her grandchildren.

Ms. Geri McDowell

(859) 576-3299


NCAN Kentucky Blugrass Zebras
UK Markey Cancer Center
800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY, 40536
(check email for occasional venue changes)


Our support group meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1-3PM at Markey Cancer Center. Meeting reminders are sent out via email to members and posted on our website as well as Markey Cancer Centers website.

Next meeting: To Be Determined. The exact dates and times will vary, so check with me  before hand, or join our group  and receive email updates.


NCAN Chapter Support Group meetings are built on the concept of patients helping patients.


Our meetings are all about getting to know people who understand exactly what you’re going through, and about getting you the most up-to-date information on NET testing, treatment options, and lifestyle tips.

Meetings are open to all fellow carcinoid/NETS Cancer patients, caregivers, family members and their friends. We come together to share our concerns and support each other. We also learn ways to educate ourselves and raise awareness of our disease.

We hope you decide to JOIN us at an upcoming meeting…we look so forward to meeting you!


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