Calendar

Apr
6
Mon
Survivors Writing Together @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 1048
Apr 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 

A journaling support group for individuals who have a current and/or past cancer diagnosis. Discover the healing power of writing to express thoughts and feelings. No prior writing experience needed; spelling & grammar do not matter. This group is offered in partnership with Cancer Support Now.

Cancer Support Group @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 3604
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

A brief educational session followed by time for sharing and support; open to patients, survivors and loved ones. This support group is offered in partnership with Cancer Support Now.

Apr
7
Tue
Meditation and Relaxation Group @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - 3rd Floor Meditation Room
Apr 7 @ 10:30 am – 10:50 am

A guided meditation, relaxation, and guided imagery group to help ease stress and improve coping. Open to patients, loved ones, and staff.

Phase 1 Clinical Working Group @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 3604
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

As always:  These dates, times, and locations are subject to change – sometimes at short notice. Don’t hesitate to contact Karen directly if you have any questions.

Wilmington, DE: Participant/Caregiver Support Group @ Cancer Support Community
Apr 7 @ 6:15 pm

Weekly support group for people affected by cancer and their primary emotional care provider. Explore new ways of dealing with the physical and emotional effects of cancer. An interview is required before attending group.

Gastrointestinal CWG @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 1048
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Clinical Leader, Fa Chyi Lee, MD
Basic Science Leader, Ashwani Rajput, MD

Apr
8
Wed
Mission Nutrition @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 1604
Apr 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Healthy Eating During Cancer Treatment

Feel better during your treatment by learning to maintain your weight and muscle. You may also respond to treatment better, have fewer breaks in your treatment and might even keep the cancer from coming back.
Offered by the UNM Cancer Center’s Patient & Family Services.

Apr
9
Thu
The Art of the Scarf @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 1604
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

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Is your wig hot, itchy, painful, or all three? Do you want to find creative, colorful ways to cover and protect your head, while helping you feel beautiful? If you have hair loss due to chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments, this class can help you learn The Art of the Scarf.

In this class, we will cover:

  • how to select the right size, shape and color of scarf
  • multiple ways to wrap, twist and tie scarves
  • looks for day and evening

The workshop is open to all patients, survivors with long-term hair loss, and caregivers. It is offered free of charge.

Please bring a scarf or two of your own to practice with. Class size is limited to eight participants. Call Eileen to reserve your space at 925-1114.

Eileen Bilynsky is a patient navigator with the American Cancer Society. She has helped many people manage the impact of their cancer for more than five years. In her work, Eileen has helped women find creative ways to manage the effects of hair loss with a variety of head-covering options.

Caregivers Journaling Support Group @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Room 1604
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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A journaling support group for family and friends of cancer patients. Discover the healing power of writing to express thoughts and feelings. No prior writing experience needed; spelling and grammar do not matter. This group is offered in partnership with Cancer Support Now.

Apr
10
Fri
Head and Neck CWG @ UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center - Boardroom
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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Clinical Leader, Andy Cowan, MD, PhD
Basic Science Leader, Michelle Ozbun, PhD

PLEASE NOTE: Times and places are subject to change.