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Support Groups and Services

Art for the Soul
Please join us for a morning of creative expression and the opportunity to work with two talented artists.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month.
Time:  10 a.m. to noon
Location:  Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact:  Angie Martinez-Victor, MSW, 714-456-2846

Brain Tumor Education and Support Group
This group is for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and those who support them. The focus of the group will be both education and support. Some meetings will include a speaker; others an opportunity to share with each other.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month.
Time:  6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Meet in Building 23, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Lobby 
Contact:  Chris Porto, MSW, 714-456-5812

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Society Support Group

The CLL Society Support Group meets every second Tuesday at 7 pm at UCI Medical Center to offer support, encouragement, and information to CLL patients and/or their caregivers. We discuss CLL treatments, CLL specialists, CLL clinical trials, and many other concerns shared by those living with CLL.

For additional information please contact Barbara Massey at barbmassey@aol.com or Terry Evans at tevans@cllsociety.org.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
Please join us the 1st Monday of each month for support and education in coping with oral, head and neck cancer.

Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Location: Building 23, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Lobby
Contact: Angie Martinez-Victor, MSW, 714-456-2846

Korean Women's Support Group

Help and support for Korean-speaking women who are coping with a cancer diagnosis.

Dates:  Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month
Time:  3 to 4:30 p.m.
Location:  Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact:  Jane Choi, RN, 714-456-5057

Look Good, Feel Better
Learn make-up, hairstyling and grooming techniques that can help you deal with changes in appearance that may occur due to treatment.

Time: 10am to Noon
Location: Building 23, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, room 146
Contact: Angie Martinez-Victor, MSW, 714-456-2846

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Patients, family members and friends are encouraged to join us at this meeting.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first Thursday of every month
Time:  7 to 9 p.m. 
Location:  Building 22A (above the library), room 2107 
Contact:  Kelly Cox, 800-452-2873, Ext. 233 or Tom Swick, 714-785-5095

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group
This group offers education and support for individuals who have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and their caregivers.  

Dates: Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month
Time: 10 to 11 a.m.
Location: Bldg 22A (above the library)
Contact: Courtney Sparkuhl, LCSW, 714-456-7057 or csparkuh@uci.edu.

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