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Upcoming Sylvester Events

Cancer Support Group at Plantation

Join us for our monthly Cancer Support Group at Plantation held every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The support group will offer an opportunity to discuss issues that may arise during the course of treatment and survivorship. Come share your experiences and receive educational and emotional support. This group is open to all patients. Contact Angela Dill, MSW, LCSW for more information 954-210-1121.

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Prostate Cancer Support Group

Please join us for our Prostate Cancer Support Group held monthly from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Prostate Cancer Support Group will provide education and support for patients affected by prostate cancer. This group is designed to create a safe space and a community for prostate cancer patients to share meaningful information and gather support as they face unique challenges from diagnosis and treatment. This group is open to prostate cancer patients, their loved ones, and the community.

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FACTOR Osteosarcoma Conference

MIB Agents FACTOR Conference, sponsored by the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, will take place on January 26th – 27th, 2018. The annual conference will bring the leading researchers, clinicians, surgeons, patient families and survivors together to make it better for those battling this disease.

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group

Join us for our monthly pancreatic cancer support group held every 4th Friday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Pancreatic Support Group will offer an opportunity to discuss issues that may arise during the course of treatment. Come share your experiences and receive educational and emotional support. This group is open to patients, caregivers, and the community. Contact Monique Martinez, LCSW, OSW-C for more information 305-243-8827

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Melanoma Support Group

Altheresa Clark MSW, LCSW facilitates the Melanoma Support Group. This group is open to Sylvester patients, caregivers, and community members. This group occurs at the downtown campus as well as the Lennar Medical Center. Please feel free to contact Altheresa Clark at 305-243-0157 for more information.

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Caregiver's Support Group

This meeting occurs the first Wednesday of the month at the Jill Selevan Chapel located in the UMHC lobby. This group is facilitated by Vanessa Ruiz, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. This group is open to everyone who provides care to a patient or a loved one. Please contact Vanessa Ruiz, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C at 305-243-4194.

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Blood Cancer Support Group

Join us for our monthly Blood Cancer Support group held every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 11:00 am to 12:00 p.m. This support group will offer an opportunity to discuss issues that may arise during the course of treatment. Come share your experiences and receive educational and emotional support. This group is open to any patients, or caregiver with any type of blood cancer such as Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, MDS. Please contact Vanessa Ruiz, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C at 305-243-4194.

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