Health + Behavior

Three Support Groups Help Women With Cancer; Groups Sponsored by the Rhonda Fleming Mann Resource Center at UCLA

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(Note to editors: Location, cost and contact information, at bottom,is the same for all groups.)

MIND-BODY APPROACHES TO COPING WITH CANCER

WHAT: In this support group, women with cancer and their partners canlearn how mind-body strategies may help them manage stress, communicatemore effectively and speed recovery from surgery or other cancer treatments.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays from Jan. 15 to Feb. 5.

COUPLES SUPPORT GROUP

WHAT: This support group teaches women with cancer and their partnershow to manage the challenges of living with the disease and better understandhow it affects their relationships.

WHEN: 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays.

MEDITATION GROUP

WHAT: This group shows women with cancer how meditation may help themcope effectively with pain, stress and fatigue.

WHEN: 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. on Thursdays from Jan. 13 to March 2.

The following information is the same for all groups listed above:

WHERE: Rhonda Fleming Mann Resource Center for Women With Cancer atUCLA's 200 Medical Plaza Building.

COST: Free. Parking costs $5.

INFORMATION: Please call Suzanne Levanas, L.C.S.W., at (310) 794-6365.

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