Free Art Workshops

There will be no workshop on March 4th.

Starting March 11th,we will have Nathan Perry teaching how to create works of art on scratchboard.

 

What’s Happening This Week in Our Cancer Community?

 What’s Happening This Week in Our Cancer Community?

March 2nd – 8th

 Municipality of Anchorage Area

 Tuesday,March 3rd:US Too Guys Coffee and Shmoozing. Join Anchorage’s prostate and testicular support group in sharing,asking questions or just listening. It’s a great time to get to know one another and spend some time with those that probably know a thing or two about what you are going through. Every Tuesday,11am. Starbucks in the Aurora Village Carrs on Northern Lights and Minnesota. Your coffee will be on US Too! Dave Jaeger 333-8624.

Tuesday,March 3rd:American Cancer Society Support Group. Weekly support group for cancer patients,survivors,family and caregivers. Every Tuesday,7-8:30pm at Wells Fargo Bank. 301 W. Northern Lights,second floor conference room. 258-1937.

Tuesday,March 3rd:Gynecologic Cancer Caregiver Support Group: Open to caregivers of women with gynecologic cancer: Spouses,partners,family,and friends – 18 &older, 1st &3rd Tuesday each month starting Tuesday,Jan. 6th 2-3:30pm at Providence Cancer Center Pulliam Room 3851 Piper St.,2nd floor,by the elevators near the café.

Wednesday,March 4th:US Too Monthly Meeting. Join Anchorage’s prostate and testicular support group in sharing,asking questions or just listening. It’s a great time to get to know one another and spend some time with those that probably know a thing or two about what you are going through.

Thursday,March 5th:Alaska Native Medical Center Cancer Support Group. 1st &3rd Thursday for Native Alaskan’s only at ANMC from 2-3pm. Call 729-1179 to find out location.

Friday,March 6thWomen LISTEN Support Group. Any woman with any type of cancer is invited to attend. Weekly support group meetings every Friday 10—11:30AM at the Quilt Tree. All are welcome- Newly Diagnosed to Long Term Survivor. 222-6285,bj4wmnlisten@gmail.com or www.womenlisten.org.

Saturday,March 7th:Yoga Therapy. For cancer caregivers,patients and survivors. Compassionate complementary care for cancer patients and caregivers. Please discuss referral with your doctors,no signed referral is necessary. A release of information between Yoga for Mental Health and your healthcare team may be requested. Billable to insurance for qualified participants. Please schedule intake to determine eligibility and insurance billing @ www.yogamargi.com. 9:30am-10:45am at Yoga for Mental Health headquarters in Anchorage:101 E 9th Ave. Suite 3A

Mat-Su Valley Area

Wednesday,March 4th:Ladies Cancer Support Group. This group offers an opportunity to share,laugh,and learn with others. Com join us? Each Wednesday 2pm (except holidays) at Matsu Family Restaurant. Lucille and Parks,Wasilla. For more information contact Beth at 376-3489.

Friday,March 6thHealing Yoga on Fridays: A gentle Immune-Restorative Class complimented with restful poses and Yogic breathing for relaxation. Poses/Asanas are gentle,compassionate,and are done in a chair. Registration necessary. Donation. No one will be turned away! 10:30-11:45a.m. 280 N. Main Street,Wasilla,99654 Located below Cederholm Insurance. Register with Linda at 373-9644 or email anjaliyogaroom@yahoo.com.http://anjaliyogaroom.com/.

Kenai Peninsula Area

Tuesday,March 3rd:Coffee with Don. Meet with fellow prostate cancer survivors to go over any new information/resources that have been encountered,talk about how to help anyone who has contacted the Kenai Peninsula Prostate Cancer Support Group and just have fellowship and support. Available to anyone (look for blue PC baseball hats). Every Tuesday at 11am. Kenai Safeway Store in Kenai,AK. 283-9206.

Southeast Area

Monday,March 2nd:Team Survivor Perseverance Walk/Run Program. Monday walking group focuses on heart rate. Meets at 5:30 p.m. each week from Downtown/Valley Juneau Racquet Clubs. Call Nicki Germain (Downtown) at 907-957-0381 and Sara Peacock (Valley) at 789-7081 for more information. www.teamsurvivorak.org.

Fairbanks/Interior Area

Tuesday,March 3rd:Grief Recovery Support Group. Tuesday Evenings,7 pm,Hospice Office Building,2001 Gillam Way. Contact:David Rumph,Hospice Chaplin 458-3090.

Wednesday,March 4th:Interior Alaska Cancer Support Group. This group concentrates on general support and assistance in dealing with specific cancers. The group meets twice monthly on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Cancer Treatment Center boardroom at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. 7pm. 374-0974 or www.interioralaskacancer.org for more info.

Western Alaska

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Online and Teleconferences

Tuesday,March 3rd:Update on Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Registrants of this free webinar can listen live over the phone or online as a webcast. 9:30am AKST. Register here:http://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops/443-update_triple_negative_breast_cancer_2015-03-03

Tuesday,March 3rd:#LBBCchat:Talking Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. On Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day,Living Beyond Breast Cancer will host a 1-hour twitter chat about TNBC. 4pm AKST. For more information:http://www.lbbc.org/Events/2015-03-03-Twitter-Chat-TNBC

Friday,March 6th:Medical Update on Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML). Registrants of this free webinar can listen live over the phone or online as a webcast. 9:30am AKST. Register here:http://www.cancercare.org/connect_workshops/446-medical_update_acute_myelogenous_leukemia_aml_2015-03-06