Cancer Program : Education & Support

The Cancer Program

Smoking Cessation Classes

Cost is $50 and includes:

  • 7 class sessions
  • Workbook
  • Relaxation CD
  • First two weeks of nicotine replacement therapy products

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Date & Time

Ongoing 7 week sessions held on Mondays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Please contact the HealthAware Office for ongoing class dates.

 

Location HealthAware Office; 2580 East Main Street, Suite 103, Ventura

Dietary Consults

Dietary consults by a CMH registered dietician for patients with cancer.

Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Laura Fuld, RD
Contact Patty Robles

Breast Cancer Education & Support Group

Facilitated by the Cancer Support Community

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Date Thursdays
Time 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Becky Lowe, MFT
Contact Patty Robles

General Cancer Support Group

This is a group for patients and their caregivers.

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Date Wednesdays
Time 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location CMH Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Road, Suite 105
Facilitator Lyndsay Heitmann, LCSW
Contact Patty Robles

Gynecological Cancer Support Group

This group is for patients and their caregivers with gynecological cancers.

Date 2nd Monday of each month
Time 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Deb Lawry RN, OCN and Lyndsay Heitmann, LCSW
Contact Patty Robles

Level 1 Yoga

Date & Time

Tuesdays: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fridays: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Road, Suite 105
Facilitator Tobi Redlich, D.C.
Contact Patty Robles

Look Good, Feel Better

American Cancer Society program for women undergoing cancer treatment to help them cope with appearance related side effects.

Date Mondays in March, June, September and December
Time 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location CMH Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Road, Suite 105
Facilitator Various Cosmetologists
Contact Patty Robles

Lymphedema Screening Clinic

Screening and follow-up clinic for patients at risk for lymphedema. Scheduled by appointment only for the hour prior to the lymphedema support group in four 15 min. appointments.

Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Claudia Steele-Major, PT, CLT-LANA
Contact Patty Robles

Lymphedema Support Group

Support and education for lymphedema patients and their family members. Speakers are frequently invited to present relevant information and new products.

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Date Third Tuesday each month
Time 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Claudia Steele-Major, PT, CLT-LANA
Contact Patty Robles

Lymphedema Therapy

Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Contact Patty Robles

Nutritional Series

Everything you ever wanted to know about nutrition and cancer.

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Date 3rd Friday of every month
Time 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd, Suite 105
Facilitator Susan Speer, MS, RD, CSO
Contact Patty Robles

Oncology Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation for cancer patients during and after cancer treatment. Physical, Occupational, and Speech- Therapy services provided with physician referral.

Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Rehabilitation Department
Contact Claudia Steele-Major, PT

Reflexology

Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105
Facilitator Jane Ivey
Contact Patty Robles

Reiki for Cancer Patients

Stress reduction and relaxation for patients and caregivers.

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Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105
Facilitator Various Therapists
Contact Patty Robles

Restorative (Gentle) Yoga

Yoga for those who have just had surgery or for beginners.

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Date Tuesdays
Time 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105
Facilitator Toby Redlich
Contact Patty Robles

Social Services

Social worker available for individual support.

Date & Time By Appointment Only
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105
Facilitator Lalo Perez, LCSW
Contact Patty Robles

Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Tools

This group is for patients and caregivers.

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Date 2nd and 4th Friday of every month
Time 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Kelle Evans, LMT, RM, CAMT
Contact Patty Robles

Head & Neck Cancer Support Group

Date 4th Thursday of the month
Time 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location Cancer Resource Center, 2900 Loma Vista Rd., Suite 105, Ventura
Facilitator Jillian Eshpeter, Rigistered MFT intern
Contact Patty Robles