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Cancer Resource Center Offers Support Group, Creativity Classes

Ventura, California, 02/21/2012

The Cancer Resource Center at Community Memorial Hospital is offering a bi-monthly women’s cancer support group as well a free monthly series of creativity and expression classes for cancer patients.

The Women’s Cancer Support Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. It provides an opportunity to share experiences, information and assistance in coping with a cancer diagnosis while also giving support to women experiencing cancer diagnosis, treatment, and beyond.

Creativity Central, which next meets on Monday, Feb. 27 at 6 to 8 p.m., is led by internationally licensed artist and author M. Nicole van Dam. Classes encourage cancer patients to explore their creativity through art, handcrafts, writing and music. Works will be exhibited at the center so that patients can share with the community their growth and spirit.

Both the Women’s Cancer Support Group and Creativity Central are being held in Suite 105 at the Cancer Resource Center, located at 2900 Loma Vista Road. For more information or to RSVP, call 805/652-5459.

Community Memorial Hospital is a member of Community Memorial Health System, a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and 12 family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.