Coping with cancer can be challenging. At UMC Cancer Center the Behavioral Health Team is available to help you and your family in several ways including:
- Coping with depression, anxiety, stress and more
- Relaxation and Mindfulness training
- Help to quit smoking or using smokeless tobacco
- Help improve the quality of your sleep
- Emotional and grief support
- Non-medication pain management options
- Communicating with your doctors, friends, and/or family
There are also a number of local and online support/community groups for patients and their loved ones to join.
The Change Cycle
Every 2nd Tuesday, 8:30AM-10:30AMEvery 4th Thursday, 3PM-5PM
The Change Cycle Classes are designed to help patients and their families develop strong coping skills, as major life changes are likely to occur in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The Cornerstone Support Group
"A Place to Lean, A Place to Learn"
Every 2nd Wednesday, 12:30PM-1:30PMEvery 4th Wednesday, 5:30PM-6:30PM
The Cornerstone group provides information on various topics to help the cancer patient community manage life with cancer. Topics change out monthly and include mindfulness/relaxation, art therapy, exercise, dietary concerns, coping with side effects
of treatment and more.
If you need further information, please call the UMC Cancer Center at 806.775.8290