Cancer Survivorship Programs
Seasons of Survival (SOS) Educational Group Meetings
A six-week series of SOS meetings are offered four times per calendar year. The group meetings occur from 12:00-1:30pm in the CPSP support room on the 3rd floor of the Comprehensive Cancer Center. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information, social support and skills to navigate the survivorship process. Patients, family members and caregivers are welcome to attend. Various professional health care providers (nurses, nutritionists, physicians, counselors and other professionals) will be available for consultation during some of these sessions. Each meeting will have a specific theme to address survivorship needs such as symptom management, emotional well-being, eating well during and after treatment, and caring for the caregiver.
Survivorship Orientation Hour
A survivorship orientation hour will be held each Tuesday (12:00-1:30pm) when the SOS Educational Group Meeting is not held. The orientation hour takes place in the CPSP support room on the 3rd floor of the Comprehensive Cancer Center. The orientation hour allows patients, family members and caregivers to drop in, speak with a professional health care provider, assess their own participation in survivorship activities on a survivorship worksheet, complete the distress thermometer and gather additional information about ongoing survivorship activities.
Caregiver Support Group
A support group and information group for caregivers if cancer patients is held every Tuesday from 12:30-2:00pm in Conference Room A on the 6th floor of the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Care givers can share their stories and provide mutual support. Tool, skills and information about self-care are provided and demonstrated.