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Cancer Education & Support Classes

Flagler's Cancer Education & Support Center houses a resource library for the community that is home to books and journals, Internet access stations, and an information desk with educational materials to make the experience for patients diagnosed with cancer as easy and informative as possible. The Education & Support Center works closely with numerous organizations dedicated to education, research and support for cancer patients and offers a variety of classes and support groups. Monthly classes include:

Restorative Yoga: Gentle Stretching and Breathing Class for Cancer Patients

Wednesdays, Weekly from 1 pm– 2:30 pm

This class is offered free of charge to cancer patients and survivors. Ease into this yoga session with very gentle stretching movements and breathing techniques. The practice of restorative yoga enables you to actively and fully relax as you enhance awareness of your body and breathing, improve your range of movement, focus on your alignment and calm your nervous system.

Look Good, Feel Better®

Offered Quarterly. Facilitated by Sharon Adams, Licensed Cosmetologist. Teaches female cancer patients beauty tips to look better and feel good about how they look during chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Must RSVP to attend.

Art Well Class

A series that focuses on healing for current cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. Please join us for this free 4-week series where each session focuses on a different art creation. Join us as Teri Tompkins the Artist-In-Residence facilitates a creative expressions art class to help alleviate stress and relax the mind. The classes will be located at the Cancer Education & Support Center in Suite 1010. Sign up today by calling 904-824-2310.

Living with Cancer Support Group (includes all types of cancer)

3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 am

Facilitated by Jan Felixson, LCSW, LMFC and Pat Dunn, a member of the National Lung Cancer Partnership.

This is an informal gathering for adults with any type of cancer and their family members and friends. It is open to all affected by cancer. This group will provide the opportunity to meet others in similar situations to share your stories, provide practical suggestions, and support each other. Snacks and Refreshments provided. Please call 904-819-4793 for more information.

Breast Cancer Support Group

1st Tuesday of each month at 7 pm

The mission of the Breast Cancer Support Group of St. Augustine is to give help, comfort and friendship to breast cancer patients, survivors and their families. They invite many guest speakers, including doctors, pharmacists, nutritionists, educators, etc. They gather together to share the company of others with similar experiences and offer each other comfort and support. For more information, visit https://www.bcsgofstaug.com/ or contact Pat at 904-501-7100.

For more information about our comprehensive cancer program, please visit the Cancer Center under Medical Services.