Support Group Offerings For Cancer Patients, Families And Friends For more
information on any of these programs, please contact the Marshall Cancer
Resource Center at 530-672-7050.
Art Therapy/Movement Classes
- Throughout each month, a variety of art therapy and movement classes
are available for local cancer patients and their friends and caregivers.
For upcoming dates, please contact Marshall Cancer Resource Center at
Chemotherapy Orientation - Is chemotherapy in your treatment plan? A nurse navigator, social worker
and infusion nurse will gather to educate patients on what to expect during
chemotherapy, in hopes of easing the transition and eliminating any barriers
to care. Reservations recommended. Family, friends and caregivers welcome.
I Can Cope - The American Cancer Society offers a free monthly telephone conference
on different cancer related topics. To find out the schedule or register
for these conferences, contact Libertine DelRosario at 1-800-227-2345,
or 916-446-7933, option 3, Ext 328 OR the Marshall Cancer Resource Center
Look Good, Feel Better - Designed for women going through chemotherapy, this single session helps
women enhance their appearance with makeup, scarves, wigs, and turbans.
Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1-3 p.m. at the Marshall
Cancer Resource Center, located at 3581 Palmer Drive #400 in Cameron Park.
Contact the Marshall Cancer Resource Center at 530-672-7050 to register.
Loss Support Group - Share your thoughts with facilitator Sarah Pender, Ed. D., who helps enrollees
overcome the stress of loss (illness, divorce, death). The group meets
each Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at 681 Main Street in Placerville.
For more info, call Dr. Pender at (916) 286-3691, #, ext. 15000 or email her at
Lymphedema Education Class - Did you have lymph nodes removed during surgery for treatment of your
cancer? Have you received radiation treatments to your lymph nodes? If
so, you may at risk for developing a treatable condition known as LYMPHEDEMA.
Please attend this free, one time education class to learn about the signs
to look for and the steps to take to reduce your risk. Meets the 3rd Tuesday
of the month from 1-3 p.m. at the Marshall Cancer Resource Center, located
at 3581 Palmer Drive #400 in Cameron Park. Call 530-672-7050 to reserve
your spot. Family and friends welcome.
Ostomy Support Group - A monthly support group for people living with ostomies. Meets the 3rd
Thursday of the month from 1-3 p.m. at the Marshall Cancer Resource Center,
located at 3581 Palmer Drive #600 in Cameron Park. Contact: Marshall Cancer
Resource Center (530) 672-7050 for more information. Family and friends welcome.
Prostate Cancer Support Group - Led by a prostate cancer survivor, this group is specifically designed
to provide information and support to men with prostate cancer. Meets
on the 1st Thursday of each month from 3-4:30 pm at the Marshall Cancer
Resource Center, located at 3581 Palmer Drive, #400 in Cameron Park. Contact
the Marshall Cancer Resource Center at 530-672-7050 for more information.
Family and friends welcome.
Reach To Recovery - Breast Cancer survivors make individual visits to new breast cancer patients
immediately post surgery to provide information on reconstruction, prostheses,
and support programs. Contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345
or the Marshall Cancer Resource Center at 530-672-7050 for more information.
Seasoned Survivors General Cancer Support Group - Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM in El Dorado Hills. Contact
Mary Sullivan at 916-939-2417 or e-mail her at
firstname.lastname@example.org for information and directions to the meeting place.