Click here for a January 2017 calendar of events for Tate Cancer Center patients.
The Tate Cancer Center is proud to offer the following support and education programs:
Look Good, Feel Better Workshop
- The Tate Cancer Center is proud to be a designated site for American Cancer Society’s excellent Look Good, Feel Better program. This program is free for adults of all genders and ages who are dealing with appearance changes (hair loss and/or skin changes) from cancer treatment. Classes are taught by licensed beauty professionals (cosmetologists, estheticians, nail technicians). During this workshop, you will learn specific techniques to enhance your appearance. The program takes place the third Monday of every month. Pre-registration is requested by calling 1-800-227-2345. For more information, call UM BWMC's community outreach department at 410-553-8103. To learn more about this program and/or access their online resources online go to: http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org.
Therapeutic Yoga for Cancer
- We offer free therapeutic yoga to our cancer survivors and their caregivers, twice a month. No prior yoga experience is necessary. In 2017, the yoga classes are being offered in the Executive Center, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 128, the first and third Wednesday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon. If you are interested, please call 410-553-8146 for more information and to register. Click here for our informational flyer. Want to try a meditation from one of our yoga classes? Click here.
Support for Caregivers and Kids
- There are a variety of books, activities and support groups for caregivers and kids who have a family member being treated for cancer. Please contact our social worker at 410-553-8179 so that she can connect you and your family with support through this challenging time. And please explore the websites below that contain helpful information for caregivers and family members.