monthly calendar - Moores Cancer Center

Patient & Family Programs
February 2015
Mon
Tue
Wed
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive . La Jolla. CA 92093
Thu
Fri
2
11:00am-12:00pm Yoga for
Wellness
1:30-3:30 Insomnia Treatment
Group
4:00-6:00pm Expressive Arts
Workshop
3
3:00-4:30pm General Cancer
Support Group –Learning to
Swim: The Role of Distraction in
Cancer Care
3:00-4:30pm Cancer Caregiver
Education Support Group
4
11:30-1:30 Cooking Class
3:00-4:00pm Preparing For
Radiation Therapy Class
4:00 —5:30pm CLL Education and
Support
6:00-8:00pm Cooking Class
5
9:15-10:00 am New Patient
Welcome and Orientation Tour
6
9
11:00am-12:00pm Yoga for
Wellness
1:30-3:30 Insomnia Treatment
Group
4:00-6:00pm Expressive Arts
Workshop
5:00-6:00pm Autologous BMT
Patient and Caregiver Class
6:00-8:00pm Cooking Class
10
11:30-1:30 Cooking Class
3:00-4:30pm General Cancer
Support Group-How do
Valentine’s Day and Cancer Mix?
3:00-4:30pm Cancer Caregiver
Education Support Group
6:30-8:30pm Brain Tumor
Support Group
11
12
9:15-10:00 am New Patient Welcome and Orientation Tour
11:30-1:30 Cooking Class
3:00-4:30pm Journey Through
Grief Group
6:00-8:00pm Cooking Class
13
9:30-11:30 Writing Through Cancer
16
17
3:00-4:30pm General Cancer
Support Group-Finding
Inspiration
3:00-4:30pm Cancer Caregiver
Education Support Group
18
3:00-4:00pm Preparing For
Radiation Therapy Class
19
12:30-1:15 pm New Patient
3:00-4:30pm Journey Through
Grief Group
Welcome and Orientation Tour
20
9:30-11:30 Writing Through Cancer
24
3:00-4:30pm General Cancer
Support Group-How to Still Have
Fun
3:00-4:30pm Cancer Caregiver
Education Support Group
25
2:00-3:30pm Breast Cancer
Education and Support Group
3:00-4:00pm Preparing For
Radiation Therapy Class
4:00-4:45 pm New Patient
Welcome and Orientation Tour
26
3:00-4:30pm Journey Through
Grief Group
27
9:30-11:30 Writing Through Cancer
CLOSED FOR
PRESIDENT’S DAY
HOLIDAY
23
11:00am-12:00pm Yoga for
Wellness
4:00-6:00pm Expressive Arts
Workshop
5:00-6:30pm Allogeneic BMT
Patient and Caregiver Class
10:00am-Noon Grupo Esperanza
12:00-1:00pm Fighting Cancer with
Food and Activity
3:00-4:00pm Preparing For
Radiation Therapy Class
Patient and Family Resource Center
Phone: (858) 822-6152, 1st Floor
Please visit our center for books and brochures to help you learn about your cancer diagnosis, treatment
types, side effects, clinical trials, nutrition and coping. We also offer various comfort items such as lap
blankets, pillows, hats and wigs. We’re always looking for volunteers too!
Please see the reverse side for additional information on our support groups,
therapeutic groups, mind/body workshops and healthy eating classes.
Additional information can be found online at www.cancer.ucsd.edu.
The Moores Cancer Center offers a variety of programs to provide
support and education to cancer patients and families in our community.
SUPPORT GROUPS
GENERAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
All cancer types welcome and each week features a different
discussion topic.
Registration: None required.
Facilitator: Lori Montross-Thomas, Ph.D.
Date: Tuesday, February 3, 10, 17 and 24
Time: 3:00—4:30pm
Location: Meditation Room, 1st Floor
CANCER CAREGIVER EDUCATION SUPPORT GROUP
Meet other caregivers, receive emotional support, and learn
information relevant to the needs of caregivers.
Registration: None required.
Facilitator: Veronica Cardenas, Ph.D.
Date: Tuesday, February 3, 10, 17 and 24/ Time: 3:00—4:30pm
Location: Room 3079, 3rd Floor
BREAST CANCER EDUCATION AND SUPPORT GROUP
Facilitator: Mercedes Garcia-Mohr, LCSW
Registration: Registration is preferred. Please call (858) 8226201 or email [email protected]
Date: Wednesday, February 25 / Time: 2:00—3:30pm
Location: Room 2007, 2nd Floor
CLL EDUCATION AND SUPPORT
For patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Registration: None required.
Date: 1st Wednesday of each month / Time: 4:00—5:30pm
Facilitator: Sheila Hoff
Location: Comer Commons, 2nd Floor
GRUPO ESPERANZA
Todas las pláticas son en español. También ofrecemos sesiones
de relajación y ocasionalmente le asistimos a expresar por escrito temas de interés.
Registro: Preferido. Por favor llame (858) 822-6201.
Facilitadora: Mercedes Garcia-Mohr, LCSW
Fecha: 11 de Febrero / Tiempo: 10:00am—12:00pm
Ubicación: Cuarto 3079, 3er Piso
BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUP
Open to patients, family members and caregivers.
Registration: None required.
Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month / Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Comer Commons, 2nd Floor
THERAPEUTIC GROUPS
JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF GROUP
6-week grief therapy group designed specifically for
individuals impacted by the death of a loved one.
Registration: Currently enrolling participants and registration is
required.
Please call (858) 822-5381 to register.
Facilitator: Emily Meier, Ph.D.
Date(s): Thursday, February 12, 19 and 26 / Time: 3:00—4:30pm
Cost: Insurance or cash pay; however insurance coverage or
ability to pay will not be barriers to participation.
INSOMNIA TREATMENT GROUP
Facilitator: Lavinia Fiorentino, Ph.D.
Registration: Currently enrolling participants.
Please call (858) 246-0223 to register.
Date: Monday / Time: 1:30—3:30pm
Location: Provided with registration information.
MIND/BODY WORKSHOPS
Patient & Family Programs
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive . La Jolla. CA 92093
HEALTHY EATING
COOKING CLASSES: EATING AROUND THE WORLD
Registration: Registration is required.
Please call (858) 822-6829 to register.
Facilitator: Susan Faerber
Theme: Mood Foods
Dates: February 3, 4, 9 and 12 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
February 4, 10 and 12 from 11:30am—1:30pm
Location: Room 2007, 2nd Floor
FIGHTING CANCER WITH FOOD AND ACTIVITY
Learn how food choices and physical activity can play a role
in cancer prevention and recurrence.
Registration: Registration is required. Email
[email protected] or call (858) 822-2236.
Facilitator: Christine Zoumas
Date: Wednesday, February 11th
Time: Noon—1:00pm / Location: Room 2007
RADIATION/BMT CLASSES
YOGA FOR WELLNESS
Drop-in yoga class for cancer patients, survivors and family
members. Modified to individual abilities. Bring/borrow a mat or
sit in a chair—wear comfortable clothing.
Registration: Email [email protected]
Facilitator: Nan Comstock
Date: Every Monday / Time: 11:00am— Noon
Location: Goldberg Auditorium Foyer, 2nd Floor
PREPARING FOR RADIATION THERAPY CLASS
Recommended for patients and families preparing for radiation therapy treatment.
Registration: Radiation Oncology front desk or please call
(858) 822-6040.
Date: Wednesday, February 4, 11, 18 and 25
Time: 3:00—4:00pm
Location: Radiation Oncology Conf. Room 1411
EXPRESSIVE ARTS WORKSHOP—PHOTOPAINTING
8-week series. Experiment with mixed-media painting, texturing
& images to tell your story as a creative personal expression of
your cancer experience.
Facilitator: Alessandra Colfi
Registration: Registration is required and attend all
sessions to enjoy the most benefit.
Please email [email protected] or call (858) 7355708 to register.
Date: February 2, 9 and 23 / Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Room 2250, 2nd Floor
AUTOLOGOUS BMT PATIENT AND CAREGIVER CLASS
Registration: Please call (858) 822-6600.
Date: Monday, February 9th / Time: 5:00—6:30pm
Location: Comer Commons, 2nd Floor
WRITING THROUGH CANCER
An expressive writing program for people living with cancer.
Registration: Currently enrolling participants.
Please call (858) 246-0223 to register.
Facilitator: Sharon Bray, Ed.D.
Date(s): Friday 13, 20 and 27/ Time: 9:30-11:30am
ALLOGENIC BMT PATIENT AND CAREGIVER CLASS
Registration: Please call (858) 822-6600.
Date: Monday, February 23rd / Time: 5:00—6:30pm
Location: Comer Commons, 2nd Floor
SPECIAL EVENTS
NEW PATIENT WELCOME AND ORIENTATION TOUR
Welcome and orientation to help patients navigate our
facilities and services.
Dates: February 5, 12, 19 and 25
Facilitator: Suzanne Agarwal, MS, RN
Location: Meet in main lobby at the foot of the stairs.
For more information on the services we offer, please visit our website at www.cancer.ucsd.edu.