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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
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 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, every Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm and every Friday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at 610 Frederick Street, Solarium Room Santa Cruz 95065

Chemo/Radiation 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.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm Cancer Support Group. Ongoing drop-in support group for all whose lives are challenged by cancer.
Facilitator: Allison Brookes, MSW

3rd Monday of every month at 11:00am . Cancer Support Group for Young Adults. Drop-in support group for men and women 19-40 years old with a diagnosis of cancer. Facilitator: Allison Brookes, MSW

2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:30pm. Family and Friends Cancer Support Group. Ongoing drop-in support group for family and friends who are caring for someone with cancer. Facilitator: Allison Brookes, MSW

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 7:00pm - 8:30pm Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group. Drop-in support group
Facilitator: Nancy Samsel, LMFT

The last Tuesday of every month, 7-9pm, the Prostate Cancer Support Group.

The 2nd Wednesday of every month, 6pm-8pm,the Lymphedema Education and Support Group.

Luzca Bien... Sientase Mejor -- Primera 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

Grupo De Apoyo Para Mujeres con Cancer -- Primera Jueves de cada mes, 11:30am-12:30pm
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
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
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 October 15, 2016