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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, 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 second Monday of every month.
Time:  6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Meet in Building 23, Chao Cancer Center Lobby 
Contact:  Angie Martinez-Victor, 714-456-2846

Chronic Lymphotic 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: Location to Building 23, Chao Cancer Center Lobby
Contact: Keav Khov, MSW, 714-456-2846

Kids Konnected
Support Group for children who have a parent with cancer, 1st Wednesday of every month.

Time: 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Building 22A (above the library), room 2114
Contact: Yency Padilla, 714.235.5973

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, 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: DH Room 3005

To RSVP, contact American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345.

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:  Neuropsychiatric Center (Building 3), Room 101 
Contact:  Kelly Cox, 800.452.2873, Ext. 233

Young Adult Support Group
A special educational support group for individuals with any cancer diagnosis, ages 18-39.  Group meets quarterly, the third Wednesday of Jan, April, July & October 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Location: Bldg 3 room 101.  
Contact: Courtney Sparkuhl at 714.456.7057 or csparkhul@uci.edu.