Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center offers monthly support groups and services
The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at Citizens Memorial Healthcare offers monthly support groups for cancer patients and their families.
Women’s Cancer Support Group
The women’s cancer support group for survivors and family members meets the second Thursday every other month at 11:30 a.m. The next meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH and the scheduled speaker is Alece Elliott, CMH Home Medical Equipment. For more information about the women’s cancer support group, contact Kim McKee, MSW, at 417-326-7648.
Men’s Prostate Cancer Support Group
The men’s prostate cancer support group meets the third Monday of each month. The next meeting will be Aug. 15 at 11:30 a.m. at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH. For more information about the prostate cancer support group, contact Robert McMillan, LCSW, at 417-328-7907 or Steve Keller at 417-328-6358.
Cancer Support Group
The High Hopes cancer support group meets the second Thursday every other month at 7 p.m. at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH. The group will meet Sept. 8 and Nov. 10. For more information contact facilitator Linda Grant at 417-326-4894.
The third Monday of every month, staff at the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH are available to assist with durable power of attorney for healthcare directives. This month staff is available from
1 - 3 p.m. at the Cancer Center on Aug. 15. For more information, contact Robert McMillan, LCSW, at
Yoga classes are offered at the Cancer Center every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:15 p.m. Basic beginners chair yoga is available at 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Classes are $5 per session and are taught by certified yoga teacher Jenny Mayor. For more information contact Mayor at 417-684-7159.
The Cancer Center is located at 1501 N. Oakland, Bolivar. For more information about oncology services at CMH, go to citizensmemorial.com or contact the CMH Information Center at 417-328-6010 or 888-328-6010.
July 22, 2011