The Noble Circle Project is a community of women, age 18 and over, who have been diagnosed with cancer at sometime during our lives.

Our programming is designed to support women in their journey with cancer and to help them regain a sense of empowerment. It is organized on two consecutive tracks:

This programming offer numerous opportunities to develop relationships with other women facing cancer, to share resources and experiences, and to learn how to live a healthier lifestyle. The Noble Circle Project helps members, we call them sisters, to transform their lives and "thrive beyond cancer."


The Noble Circle Project was founded in 2003 by eight Dayton-area  women coping with their own cancer diagnoses. These courageous women learned how to navigate the treatment process, support each other, and explore complementary energy techniques to take charge of their cancer journey. read more

Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values provide guidance that helps the Noble Circle remain true to the inspiration of our founders. read more

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made of up of elected members of The Noble Circle Project. Executive Directors, Service Directors, and Sustainability Directors work together to conduct organizational business, provide programming, and ensure that we remain true to our Mission and Vision. read more

Pillar Overview

All programs of The Noble Circle Project focus on one or more aspects of our three Pillars: Nutritional Education, Complementary Energy Techniques, and Peer Support. read more

Featured Sister Story

Lynne Dorn found Noble Circle in 2003 through her participation in Jan Lively's qigong class. Jan, one of the original Noble Circle Founders, taught qigong in the building where Dr. Romer, Lynne’s oncologist, and Dr. Glasser, Lynne’s breast surgeon, were located.  When Lynne heard about the concept of Noble Circle from Jan and 7 other Noble Circle Founders, who were also qigong participants, she knew the organization was just what she was seeking. read more