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Cancer Support Community Greater Miami
En Español / An Kreyòl

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Our Educational Workshops offer the opportunity to learn about cancer treatments, nutrition, the therapeutic relationship between the mind and body, and relaxation techniques with professionals specialized in these different fields.

Prior reservation is required to attend these workshops by calling 305-668-5900
or sending an email to

Proton Therapy:
Latest Technology in Radiation Treatment

Wednesday, February 1, 6 - 8 pm
Guest Speaker: Michael Chuong, M.D.
Radiation Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute
Proton therapy is the most advanced radiation treatment available for tumors located close to critical organs and highly sensitive areas. Dr. Chuong will share with us the advantages that this new cutting-edge technology offers so that patients can work with their medical team and make the best treatment decisions about their cancer care. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!
Click here for a flyer about this event.

Generously sponsored by:
Baptist Health South Florida


Healing Inside Out:
Creative Journaling as a Therapeutic Tool

Thursday, February 16 & March 16, 7 - 8:30 pm
Guest Speaker: Barbara Kreisberg, M.S.
Certified Poetry Therapist
Guided writing and relaxation will be used to facilitate the development of creativity and self-reflection. Together we will explore various writing experiences designed to awaken and nurture ourselves. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!
Click here for a flyer about this event.


Ask the Expert About Advances in Colon Cancer
Monday, March 6, 6 - 8 pm
Guest Speaker: Antonio Ucar, M.D.
Hematology Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute
Join Dr. Ucar for a question and answer presentation on the advances in colon cancer. He will highlight the most current treatments, side-effect management strategies, and social and emotional challenges specific to people affected by colorectal cancer. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!
Click here for a flyer about this event.

Generously sponsored by:
Baptist Health South Florida



Integrative Medicine and Cancer Treatment:
A Mini Conference

Friday, March 24, 11:30 am - 3 pm
A well-rounded approach to cancer survivorship can make all the difference in life and wellness. In this series, we will highlight the benefits of flavor enhancement on nutrition as well stress management on emotional and physical wellbeing. In addition, Dr. Speth will discuss the use of medical marijuana. Join us to learn about these important topics so that you can work alongside your medical team and make the best treatment decision. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!

11:30 am Guest check-in
11:45 am Miracle fruit, better nutrition through natural flavor-enhancing: Presentation by Erik Tietig
12:30 pm Light Lunch
1:00 pm Cognitive Based Stress Management for Cancer Patients & its Impact on Physical and Emotional Health: Presentation by Hannah M. Fisher, B.S.
2:00 pm Medicinal Marijuana 101: Presentation by Robert C. Speth, Ph.D.
3:00 pm Closing

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Reservations required. Please call 305-668-5900


Lifestyle Changes to Maximize Health & Wellbeing
Wednesday, February 15, 7 - 9 pm
Guest Speakers: Richard and Sherry E. Rosado
Chiropractic Physicians
New Leaf Chiropractic

Most people affected by cancer struggle to make changes for a healthier lifestyle. With so much information available, making those changes can be very confusing. Drs. Rosado will break down the process into 5 key components that you can implement to make much swifter changes. Bring a notebook and get ready to receive information that you, along with the guidance of your healthcare team, can put to use right away. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!
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Career and Vocation after Cancer
Wednesday, March 15, 7 - 9 pm
Guest Speaker: Peggy Rios, Ph.D.
Program Director
Cancer Support Community

Explore how you’d like to manifest your skills, talents, and interests after cancer. As part of the program, we will take an interest and personality inventory to help you explore the kinds of work, hobbies and volunteer activities that can help you shape your life as a survivor. Patients/Survivors and loved ones are welcome!
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Alper JCC

Site: The Dave and Mary Alper JCC
Building 4 , Cultural Arts Center
11155 SW 112 Avenue
Miami, FL 33176


The Haitian Cancer Support Program
At CSCGM we are committed to providing support services to everyone affected by cancer. The Haitian Cancer Support Program is a program designed to better address the needs of cancer survivors in the Haitian community. We now offer education, support, and healthy living groups in Creole. Meetings are held at Jackson Memorial and Jackson North hospitals. For more information, please call Pascale Denis Denizè, M.S.Ed., LMHC., at 305-668-5900, Ext 221.
konsa pèsonn pa pou kont li lè li gen kansè.

Group Sipò emosyonèl
Katriyèm jedi nan mwa a de 10 am - 12pm
Twazyèm vandredi nan mwa a de 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Pwogram Fòmasyon ak Nitrisyon
Dezyèm jedi nan mwa a de 10 am - 12 pm

Pwogram Egzèsis Tai Chi
Twazyèm vandredi nan mwa a de 5 - 5:30 pm


Support Group 
4th Thurs. of the month, 10 am - 12pm
Third Fri of the month, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Educational and Nutrition Program
2nd Thursday of the month, 10 am - 12pm

Exercise Tai Chi Program
Third Friday of the month, 5 - 5:30 pm

Generously sponsored by:
Sharp General Contractors


Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale

Peggy Huddleston’s Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster
Through a generous grant from Komen for the Cure the Cancer Support Community is offering this FREE workshop for low-income or uninsured breast cancer patients. During a 90-minute session, participants doing this workshop will learn relaxation techniques along with visualization exercises and behavioral changes to help reduce stress before breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, breast reconstruction or other breast cancer related medical intervention. These techniques have been found to not only reduce anxiety but also post-operative pain and are used at major medical centers throughout United States. Sessions are facilitated by licensed mental health professionals in Spanish or in English. Reservations required. Please call Isabel Trabanco, LCSW, at 305-668-5900, Ext. 232
Click here for a flyer about this event.


Return to Wellness
A rehabilitation program for low-income/uninsured women diagnosed with breast cancer. It consists of a three-part series of education, exercise, and support programs aimed at helping low-income women with a diagnosis of breast cancer deal with the emotional and social concerns that accompany a diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
For more information and current schedules, please call Isabel Trabanco, LCSW, 305-668-5900, Ext. 232

Site: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Mailman Center for Child Development
1601 N.W. 12 Ave Miami, FL 33136
Room 4004-A


Komen Return to Wellness

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