Cancer Care Center Calendar

Call us at (907) 264-1431 if you would like assistance with identifying community support group resources. 

Look Good, Feel Better Program

Look Good, Feel Better Program 

  • Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Dates in 2014: September 12, October 10, November 14 and December 12.

Look Good…Feel Better® teaches women how to cope with the appearance-related side effects of treatment. Taught by professional cosmetologists, this free program is open to all women undergoing cancer treatment. All patients receive a free make-up kit filled with items donated by the cosmetics industry. Seating is limited and registration is required. Please contact the Cancer Center at 264-1431 to reserve your space or for additional dates, times and locations.

Tool Box: A Cancer Support Group

  • Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
  • Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Dates in 2014: September 30, October 28, November 25, and December 30.

Tool Box is a cancer support group for individuals diagnosed with any type and stage of cancer. Cancer can affect people in many ways and pose emotional, physical, financial and psychological challenges. Access to psychosocial support is a critical factor in helping the cancer patient gain the necessary tools to help cope with the new challenges one may face, help make necessary adjustments in their lives, and to develop a positive outlook. Please contact the Cancer Center at 264–1431 for questions.

Planning Ahead: Preparing Important Documents

  • Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
  • Time: 12 – 1 p.m. on September 9, October 14, November 11 and December 9
  • Time: 6 – 7 p.m. on September 30, October 28, November 25 and December 30

At this free seminar, participants will learn about the importance of advance directives/living wills, power of attorney, the Comfort One (DNR) Program, and other important documents. We’ll help you prepare for the unexpected. Refreshments provided. Please contact the Cancer Center at 264–1431 for questions.

Connect® Telephone Education Workshops

  • Location: Alaska Regional Hospital, Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
  • Time: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (all workshops)
Connect Telephone Education Workshops

CancerCare's free Connect® Workshops are a convenient way to learn about cancer–related issues from leading experts in oncology. You can listen to the workshop on the telephone or via live streaming through the internet. Podcasts are also available. Participation is free.

  • Join us in the Alaska Regional Hospital Cancer Care Center (Building C–414)
  • Or call 800–813–HOPE (4673), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Or register online at

One week prior to the CancerCare Connect® Connect Education Workshop, you will receive information and instructions on how to join the call. The instructions will include both a toll–free dial–in number that you can use to join the call by phone and a link to live streaming for international participants and others who prefer to listen to the call online. If you do not receive this information one week prior to the program, please email the CancerCare Education Department at:

Upcoming Workshops:

  • September 17: Update on T-Cell Lymphoma
  • September 23: Understanding Diagnostic Technologies and Targeted Therapies
  • October 8: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • October 10: Understanding the Role of Biomarkers in the Care and Treatment of People Living with Cancer
  • October 29: Advances in the Treatment of Cervical Cancer
  • October 30: Update on Early Stage Breast Cancer
  • October 31: Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women
  • November 4: Advances in the Treatment of Lung Cancer
  • November 5: Progress in the Treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • November 6: Update on Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • November 11: Highlights of the Affordable Care Act
  • November 12: Finding the Resources You Need to Manage the Costs of Living with Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • November 18: For Caregivers: Practical Tips to Cope with Your Loved One’s Lung Cancer
  • November 19: the Role of Exercise, Meditation and Nutrition

December 17: Update on Lymphoma from the 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting