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Katz Cancer Resource Center

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General Agency Information
Name:Katz Cancer Resource Center
Alternate Name(s):Bennett & Suzy Katz Cancer Resource Center
Mary and Ricahrda Solari Cancer Center
The Katz Cancer Resource Center
Address:3150 Mission Dr, 1st Floor,
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-462-7770
Fax Number:831-462-7626
Email Address:katzcntr@dignityhealth.org
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. Call 831-462-7770 for an appointment.

Creative Expression Through Art: Making art to express one's journey through cancer can be healing, inspiring and transforming. Requires no art experience. 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. Call 831-462-7770 for an appointment.

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.

Luzca Bienů Sientase Mejor
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:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:None
Areas Served:Monterey County
Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:See Description Notes
 
Related Agencies
Parent Agency:Dominican Hospital Personal Enrichment Program
 
Subject Headings
 Breast Cancer
Cancer
Case/Care Management
Health Care Referrals
Health Education
Health Related Support Groups
Information and Referral
Mutual Support Groups
Outreach Programs
Physician Referrals
Private Nonprofits
Special Library Collections
This record last modified July 11, 2014

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