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Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center offers monthly support groups and services

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center (CJBCC) at Citizens Memorial Hospital offers a variety of support groups for cancer patients and their families. 

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Contacts:

Tamera Heitz-Peek
417-328-7245
theitz@citizensmemorial.com

CJBCC February Events

  • The American Cancer Society (ACS) will offer Look Good…Feel Better on Monday, Feb. 8 beginning at 1 p.m. at the CJBCC.  Look Good…Feel Better is designed for women ages 16 and older (currently undergoing treatment) that are dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation.  Patients will learn specific skin, hair and make-up techniques unique to those undergoing treatment.  Attendees also take home a makeup package valued at $200.  Registration is required.  Call the ACS at 417-447-1475 to register.
  • The Cancer Support Community Alliance will meet on Friday, Feb. 19  from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the CJBCC.  The group is for former and current cancer patients, their family members and caregivers.  For more information about the Cancer Support Community Alliance, contact Robert McMillan, LCSW at 417-328-7907. The Cancer Center is located at 1501 N. Oakland, Bolivar.

Other Support Services Offered at the CJBCC

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH makes several networking and outreach opportunities available. A partnership with the American Cancer Society includes: I Can Cope Online; Reach to Recovery; and Cancer Survivors Network.  Social Services at the CJBCC are available to assist with your healthcare directives. The Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar and LIVESTRONG Foundation offers exercise classes for cancer survivors. The 12-week program is for adult cancer survivors who have recently become de-conditioned from their treatment and/or disease up to two years after remission. The client works one-on-one with a trainer and a free six month membership is included. 

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH is located at 1501 N. Oakland in Bolivar. A complete listing of support groups, meeting times and locations are available at citizensmemorial.com, Facebook or by contacting the CMH Information Center at 417-328-6010 or 888-328-6010.  

February 03, 2016

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center offers monthly support groups and services

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center (CJBCC) at Citizens Memorial Hospital offers a variety of support groups for cancer patients and their families. 

CJBCC February Events

  • The American Cancer Society (ACS) will offer Look Good…Feel Better on Monday, Feb. 8 beginning at 1 p.m. at the CJBCC.  Look Good…Feel Better is designed for women ages 16 and older (currently undergoing treatment) that are dealing with hair loss and skin changes from chemotherapy and radiation.  Patients will learn specific skin, hair and make-up techniques unique to those undergoing treatment.  Attendees also take home a makeup package valued at $200.  Registration is required.  Call the ACS at 417-447-1475 to register.
  • The Cancer Support Community Alliance will meet on Friday, Feb. 19  from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the CJBCC.  The group is for former and current cancer patients, their family members and caregivers.  For more information about the Cancer Support Community Alliance, contact Robert McMillan, LCSW at 417-328-7907. The Cancer Center is located at 1501 N. Oakland, Bolivar.

Other Support Services Offered at the CJBCC

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH makes several networking and outreach opportunities available. A partnership with the American Cancer Society includes: I Can Cope Online; Reach to Recovery; and Cancer Survivors Network.  Social Services at the CJBCC are available to assist with your healthcare directives. The Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar and LIVESTRONG Foundation offers exercise classes for cancer survivors. The 12-week program is for adult cancer survivors who have recently become de-conditioned from their treatment and/or disease up to two years after remission. The client works one-on-one with a trainer and a free six month membership is included. 

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH is located at 1501 N. Oakland in Bolivar. A complete listing of support groups, meeting times and locations are available at citizensmemorial.com, Facebook or by contacting the CMH Information Center at 417-328-6010 or 888-328-6010.