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Katz Cancer Resource Center
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Katz Cancer Resource Center|
|Alternate Name(s):||Bennett & Suzy Katz Cancer Resource Center|
The Katz Cancer Resource Center
|Address:||Dominican Hospital Education Bldg.,1555 Soquel Dr.|
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Thursday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm|
Friday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
|Description:||The Katz Cancer Resource Center is staffed by
full-time oncology nurses and provides access to information and services relating to all aspects of cancer care and management. Individuals with cancer and their families are encouraged to set up a one-on-one appointment with a KCRC oncology nurse to design a personalized program for support, education and guidance.
FUNDING SOURCE: Dominican Hospital Foundation, Donations
|Programs:||Gentle Yoga Before, During and After Cancer Treatments: stretching, yoga and relaxation to help ease discomfort. every Monday of the month at 1:30pm in Room D. and every Friday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in Room D.
Chemo 101: is a class to help cancer patients and families understand and cope with changes during chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
Creative Expression Through Art: Making art to express one's journey through cancer can be healing, inspiring and transforming. Requires no art experience. Third Wednesday, 11:30am-1pm. For more information call 462-7770
Look Good Feel Better: A program to help women undergoing cancer treatment look their best. Licensed cosmetologists teach women how to enhance their appearance. Learn how to choose a wig, wrap turbans and scarves and manage skin and nail changes. Second Monday of the month 10:00am-12:00pm.
Eating Well Through Cancer Guidance for Patients & Families: Drop-in meeting for patients and families. Learn ways to eat during cancer treatment that can help in the recovery process, how to establish nutritional goal, stay hydrated and cope with changes in appetite.
Life Coaching Group 6 Sessions
This class will provide support, coaching, mind-body practices and tools to discover living your life to the fullest. Materials provided.
For more information please call 462-7770
Kids Konnected Support Group for kids who have a parent or loved one with cancer. For more information call 462-7770.
|Meetings:||First and third Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm
Ongoing drop-in support group for all whose lives are challenged by cancer: patients, families, caregivers and close friends. Facilitator: Allison Brookes, MSW
2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm
Ongoing drop-in support group for family and friends who are caring for someone with cancer.
Facilitator: Allison Brookes, MSW
The last Tuesday of every month, 7-9pm, the Prostate Cancer Support Group.
The second Wednesday of every month, 6pm-8pm,the Lymphedema Education and Support Group.
Primer Lunes de cada mes, 10:00am-12:00pm
Un programa que ayuda a las mujeres que estan bajo el tratamiento del cancer lucir mejor.
Inscribirse al 831-462-7770
|Publications:||Pep Classes from Dominican Hospital, twice a year|
|Languages other than English:||None|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Eligibility:||Open to All|
|Areas Served:||Monterey County|
Santa Cruz County
|Physical Location:||Santa Cruz|
|Funding Source:||See Description Notes|
|Parent Agency:||Dominican Hospital Personal Enrichment Program|
Health Care Referrals
Health Related Support Groups
Information and Referral
Mutual Support Groups
Special Library Collections
|This record last modified May 13, 2013|