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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
  • Dates in 2015: April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 7, September 11, October 9, November 6, December 11

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: 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Dates in 2015: 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
  • Dates in 2015: 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

  • Location: Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
  • Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm on September 9, October 14, November 11 and December 9
  • Dates in 2015: 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.

Connect® Telephone Education Workshops

  • Location: Alaska Regional Hospital, Cancer Center Conference Room (Medical Office Building C, Suite 414)
  • Time: 9:30am – 10:30am (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 www.cancercare.org/connect

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: connect@cancercare.org.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Advances in the Treatment of Lung Cancer | Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Living with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) | Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Advances in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer | Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Progress in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma | Thursday, April 2, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Healthy Eating and Managing Weight Changes During Cancer Treatment | Monday, April 13, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Emerging Therapies in Hodgkin and T-Cell Lymphomas | Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Precision Medicine: Implication for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer | Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • New Perspective in the Treatment of Advanced Skin Cancer Basal Cell & Squamous Cell Cancers/Part 1 of Living with Advanced Skin Cancer | Friday, May 1, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Advances in the Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer | Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Emerging Treatments for Metastatic Melanoma Part 2 of Living with Advanced Skin Cancer | Friday, May 15, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am
  • For Caregivers: Coping with a Loved One’s Metastatic Prostate Cancer | Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 9:30am – 10:30am