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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: 11:00am - 1:00pm

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Look Good…Feel Better(R) 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.

The Ah-Lafska Club

Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
Time: 5:30pm
Class Dates: Every Monday

Research shows that laughter helps in stress relief, improves breathing and digestion, reduces pain, and even burns calories! This mind-body-spirit program of gentle "laughter exercises" will help motivate your brain chemistry to improve health and healing, based on GOOD HEARTED LIVING to prevent Hardening of the Attitudes! Please contact the Cancer Center at 264-1431 for questions.

Tool Box: A Cancer Support Group

Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Class Dates: Last Tuesday of every month

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.

What's the Stitch?: Cancer Support Group

Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Class Dates: Every Wednesday

A free come-as-you-are, when-you-are-able knit/crochet support group for anyone touched by that "club" no one asked to join: cancer. Learn a new skill, share your expertise, chat with others and make new friends. Please contact the Cancer Center at 264-1431 for questions.

Planning Ahead: Preparing Important Documents

Connect Telephone Education Workshops

Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm and again from 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Class Dates: Last Tuesday of every month

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.

New Norm Cancer Survivorship Series

Location: Alaska Regional Hospital
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Class Dates: Please visit http://www.alaskacancercarealliance.org or call 264-1500 for the next series

Offered by the Alaska Cancer Care Alliance, the New Norm Cancer Survivorship series is a quarterly program with 4-5 sessions focusing on cancer survivorship issues. Topics vary at each session, including: Long Term Side Effects of Treatment; Demystifying Healthy Eating; Mind & Emotions as Healing Agents: Integrative Medicine at its Best; Importance of Movement; and Helpful Hints for Dealing with Insomnia to name just a few. Please contact the Alaska Cancer Care Alliance at 264-1500 for more information or to inquire about other available programs.