Alaska Cancer Care Alliance will be closed December 22nd-26th,

as well as January 1st. 

Happy Holidays!

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What’s Happening This Week in Our Cancer Community?

**Please note that this newsletter contains two weeks’ worth of events.

 What’s Happening This Week in Our Cancer Community?

December 22nd – January 4th

Municipality of Anchorage Area

Tuesday,December 23rd: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,December 23rd: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.

Friday,December 26thWomen 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.

Tuesday,December 30th: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,December 30th:The Tool Box. A cancer support group for individuals newly diagnosed with any type and stage of cancer. Meets the last Tuesday of each month in the Cancer Center at Alaska Regional Hospital. Building C,suite 414. 11am-12pm. For more information,please contact the Cancer Center at 264-1431.

Tuesday,December 30th:Planning Ahead. Learn how to complete advance directives,power of attorney,comfort one,and other important documents. You will explore the above documents and discuss their importance. In addition you will dicuss how to be PREPARED for the “unexpected”. Offered twice in one day. 12-1pm and 6-7pm. Alaska Regional Hospital Cancer Center,Building C,suite 414. For more information,please contact the Cancer Center at 264-1431.

Tuesday,December 30th: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.

Friday,January 2ndWomen 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,January 3rd:THNC Survivor Support &Fellowship Group. Survivors of throat,head,and neck cancer are welcome to join in on this support group that meets the first Saturday of each month at Barnes &Noble’s coffee shop on E. Northern Lights Blvd. For any questions,call Liz 350-2165.

Mat-Su Valley Area

Friday,December 26thHealing 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/.

Friday,January 2ndHealing 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

 

Monday,December 29th:Kenai Peninsula Women’s Cancer Support Group. Support group for women with any type of cancer,survivors or currently undergoing treatment who promotes emotional and spiritual well-being. Meets every last Monday of the month- snacks provided. 11:30am-12:30pm. Soldotna Bible Chapel (330 Marydale Rd.) (907) 262-4865.

Tuesday,December 23rd: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.

Tuesday,December 30th: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,December 22nd: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.

Monday,December 29th: 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,December 23rd:Grief Recovery Support Group. Tuesday Evenings,7 pm,Hospice Office Building,2001 Gillam Way. Contact:David Rumph,Hospice Chaplin 458-3090.

Tuesday,December 30th:Grief Recovery Support Group. Tuesday Evenings,7 pm,Hospice Office Building,2001 Gillam Way. Contact:David Rumph,Hospice Chaplin 458-3090

Western Alaska

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Online and Teleconferences

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