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.
Fear of the unknown is the greatest obstacle cancer patients face after initial diagnosis and start of treatment. Some answers can be found by meeting with other patients who have successfully conquered cancer. From sharing common problems comes common solutions.
The Saint Francis / Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center has several programs designed to assist cancer patients and their families.
The many support groups at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center offer a safe place to talk, as well as to listen and learn from one another.
The general cancer group is a free, ongoing, weekly group open to patients with cancer of all stages and types. Please call for more information and to register. Meets every wednesday
A networking and sharing group, for patients, caregivers, families, and friends. Everyone is welcome, regardless of where care is received. One-on-one support is also available. Call (206) 778-3532 for any questions or information.
Location subject to change.
Our support groups provide people with cancer and caregivers with a place to explore ways of coping with the stress of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our licensed clinicians help support group participants learn how to take an active role in their own health and well-being. Attendance at an orientation session is required prior to joining a group.
This is a program for any cancer patient, caregiver, or family member. Come share an educational and introspective experience with others going through similar challenges.
This group meets every Thursday from 12-1 p.m.
This group is for all patients facing cancer. The meeting enables participants to share experiences and express feelings and concerns. All cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. Meets weekly on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., see calendar for conference room details. Video enabled attendance available. Patients can access remotely and join from any video-enabled device (smart phone, iPad, laptop, or webcam/desktop). Upon registering, you will receive instructions on how to virtually connect.
Whether you are undergoing treatment or in recovery, meeting with others who share a similar experience can benefit you. Support and information for patients, survivors or caregivers. Please RSVP by calling (985) 280-6611. Meets the third Thursday of the month.
Free support group for cancer patients, survivors of cancer and their loved ones. Facilitated by a clinical expert from Pali Momi’s care team. Members find hope, support, information and understanding.
Our Cancer Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Pali Momi Conference Center, located on the 1st floor.
For more information, call (808) 643-HOPE.