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Brain and Spine Tumor Support Group
This group benefits anyone currently or previously diagnosed and treated for a brain or spine tumor and meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Telemedicine room on the fourth floor at MD Anderson – Orlando. The first hour will feature an interactive review/live internet broadcast by an MD Anderson – Orlando specialist on different topics of interest. The second hour will focus on moderated group discussions for patients and caregivers. Light food choices will be provided. Please call Maureen O’Brien, MSW, LCSW at 321.841.6512. to register. For the online informational session, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breast Cancer Support Group:This group is to benefit anyone currently or previously diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. This group meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the 2nd floor Conference Room, MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando. Please call Dana Nolan, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, for more information at 321.841.6087. **Please note spouses/partners are welcome**
Look Good…Feel Better: Co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Specially trained cosmetology professionals in the community donate their time & expertise to teach women how to use cosmetics, wigs & scarves to cope with the unpleasant side effects of cancer treatment. Look Good Feel Better is held the second Monday of each month from 1-3 p.m. Seating is limited, registration is required. Contact Michele Delafranconi, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, at 321.841.5742 to register. For other dates or locations, please contact the American Cancer Society directly at 1-800-ACS-2345.
Wellness Wednesday:A monthly educational program for patients and their families. Focuses on wellness and coping strategies to manage the emotional and physical effects of cancer. All presenters are healthcare professionals working at MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando or Orlando Regional Healthcare. Please contact Dana Nolan, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, for more information and a schedule of topics 321.841.6087.
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