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 January Events

The High Hopes Cancer Support Group will meet Thursday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the CJBCC.  Refreshments are served.  For more information about the support group, contact facilitator Carol Morris at 417-328-7912.  The Cancer Center is located at 1501 N. Oakland, Bolivar.

The Men’s Cancer Fellowship Group will meet on Friday, Jan. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the CJBCC.  The group meets every other month and spouses and caregivers are encouraged to attend.  The January meeting features guest speaker Brooke Shumaker with CMH Wound and Hyperbaric Clinic.  For more information about the Men’s Cancer Fellowship Group, contact Robert McMillan at 417-328-7907 or Steve Keller at 417-328-6358.  The Cancer Center is located at 1501 N. Oakland, Bolivar.

Yoga classes for cancer patients and the community are offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:15 p.m. at Butterfield Residential Care Center.  The one-hour class is $5 per session and is taught by certified yoga instructor Jenny Mayor.  For more information contact Mayor at 417-684-7159.  Butterfield Residential Care Center is located at 1120 N. Butterfield in Bolivar.

Other Support Services Offered at the CJBCC

The Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH makes several networking and outreach opportunities available.  Other support groups meeting every other month are the Caregivers Greet-Eat-Meet, Women’s Cancer Companionship Group and Coffee Talk with Carol.  Outreach available through 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.

A complete listing of support groups, meeting times and locations are available at or by contacting the CMH Information Center at 417-328-6010 or 888-328-6010.

January 03, 2013

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