Ongoing Classes & Events

Support Group for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Date: Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Compass Oncology - East, 5050 NE Hoyt Street, Suite 257, Portland

This group gives young adults affected by cancer the opportunity to share their experiences in a supportive environment. Social Workers from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate conversation and address questions about emotional issues and coping strategies. 
• Get support designed to meet the unique needs of young adults with cancer.
• Connect with other young adults who are currently in treatment and post treatment.
• Get updates on activities, resources, and services designed just for young adults.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Snacks will be provided. Please call Nora Larson 503-231-2610 to RSVP.


She Rocks

Date: Sunday, Feb 9, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Source Climbing Center, 1118 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660

Join Pink Lemonade Project  and Vancouver’s Source Climbing Center for a fun evening hanging out at the rock wall. This will be an after hours guided class where you can learn the basics of rock climbing.

WHAT TO WEAR

Exercise-like attire (ie: leggings, yoga pants or long shorts, comfortable top, and socks).
Source Climbing Center is supplying shoes to use during the event.

WHEN TO ARRIVE

Arrive 15 minutes before class starts so you can get set up & complete a waiver. 

Or complete the waiver online prior to the event https://waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/590d1d321a80c/web/


Journal to the Self Workshop

Date: Monday, Feb 10, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Compass Oncology West Cancer Center, 12123 SW 69th Avenue, Tigard, OR 97223

Learning different ways to write in your journal adds color, perspective and dimension to your reflective writing. With the help of these journal tools, you can gently but powerfully explore the various aspects of yourself, your life and your relationships with others.

Individual workshops are offered on the second Monday of each month from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

TO REGISTER:
This event is FREE and open to Compass Oncology patients.
Space is limited and registration is required.
Please call to reserve your space.
971.708.7600


Women’s Cancer Support Group

Date: Monday, Feb 10, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Compass Oncology Vancouver - 210 SE 136th Avenue, Vancouver WA 98684

Compass Oncology and Pink Lemonade Project have partnered to offer a support group to give women cancer survivors an opportunity to talk with others who are facing similar challenges in a safe, welcoming environment.

Oncology social workers will be present to facilitate the conversation and to answer any questions. 

This support group is for all women cancer survivors. You can choose to attend any session or all of the sessions.

  • January 13 - Managing Emotional Distress
  • February 10 - "Everything you ever wanted to know about: lymphedema, pelvic floor function, exercise after cancer and weight loss...but you Have to Ask!" - Joyce Masters, PT, CLT 
  • March 9 - Prebiotics and Probiotics - Andrea Hamilton, RD
  • April 13 - Treating Fear of Recurrence - Tracy Webb, PA-C
  • May 11 - Coping with Changes in Relationships after a Cancer Diagnosis
  • June 8 - Stress Reduction

TO REGISTER:
This support group is FREE and open to the public. Please call or email Virginia Hill to reserve your space 360-773-8630.


ZEST: A Young Women’s Cancer Support Gathering

Date: Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Latte Da, 205 E. 39th st., Vancouver, WA 98686

ZEST is our newest addition to our support group programming. ZEST is not your typical support group. This is a casual monthly gathering hosted by our trained volunteer mentors. ZEST is a way to make connections with other young women cancer survivors in a social setting with no pressure of sharing your story (unless you choose to). This group meets monthly at Latte Da, a local coffee shop and wine bar.

For questions or more info, please call (360) 952-3814 or email admin@pinklemonadeproject.org.


Dating and Relationships After Cancer

Date: Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

West Park Community Room, 610 Esther St., Vancouver, WA

Join Pink Lemonade Project and Nora Larson, LCSW with Compass Oncology to discuss how dating and relationships change after a cancer diagnosis.

RSVP: 360.952.3814 or email admin@pinklemonadeproject.org


Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group

Date: Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Compass Oncology - Rose Quarter, 265 N Broadway Portland OR 97227

For prostate cancer survivors and their loved ones.

To RSVP: call Michelle Vieira, MSW, CSWA 971-708-7616 or email Michelle.Vieira@CompassOncology.com


FREE Reiki I Class for Compass Oncology Patients and a Caregiver

Date: Saturday, Feb 22, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

SE Portland location

Learn how to relax and de-stress while giving yourself Reiki.

Reiki is a simple, natural, safe method for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. In conjunction with other medical or therapeutic techniques, Reiki enhances outcomes, relieves side effects, and promotes recovery. 

For more information or to register, contact: Northwest Reiki Association 503-928-6023 or email: nwreikiassociation@gmail.com


Game Night with the Guys!

Date: Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Uptown Barrel Room, 2011 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660

Join us for a gathering with our spouse mentors! Our mentors have been trained by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to provide support to other spouses of breast cancer survivors.

Click here to register.


FREE Reiki I Class for Compass Oncology Patients and a Caregiver

Date: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

SE Portland location

Learn how to relax and de-stress while giving yourself Reiki.

Reiki is a simple, natural, safe method for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. In conjunction with other medical or therapeutic techniques, Reiki enhances outcomes, relieves side effects, and promotes recovery. 

For more information or to register, contact: Northwest Reiki Association 503-928-6023 or email: nwreikiassociation@gmail.com


Support Group for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Date: Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Compass Oncology - East, 5050 NE Hoyt Street, Suite 257, Portland

This group gives young adults affected by cancer the opportunity to share their experiences in a supportive environment. Social Workers from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate conversation and address questions about emotional issues and coping strategies. 
• Get support designed to meet the unique needs of young adults with cancer.
• Connect with other young adults who are currently in treatment and post treatment.
• Get updates on activities, resources, and services designed just for young adults.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Snacks will be provided. Please call Nora Larson 503-231-2610 to RSVP.


Journal to the Self Workshop

Date: Monday, Mar 9, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Compass Oncology West Cancer Center, 12123 SW 69th Avenue, Tigard, OR 97223

Learning different ways to write in your journal adds color, perspective and dimension to your reflective writing. With the help of these journal tools, you can gently but powerfully explore the various aspects of yourself, your life and your relationships with others.

Individual workshops are offered on the second Monday of each month from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

TO REGISTER:
This event is FREE and open to Compass Oncology patients.
Space is limited and registration is required.
Please call to reserve your space.
971.708.7600


Women’s Cancer Support Group

Date: Monday, Mar 9, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Compass Oncology Vancouver - 210 SE 136th Avenue, Vancouver WA 98684

Compass Oncology and Pink Lemonade Project have partnered to offer a support group to give women cancer survivors an opportunity to talk with others who are facing similar challenges in a safe, welcoming environment.

Oncology social workers will be present to facilitate the conversation and to answer any questions. 

This support group is for all women cancer survivors. You can choose to attend any session or all of the sessions.

  • January 13 - Managing Emotional Distress
  • February 10 - "Everything you ever wanted to know about: lymphedema, pelvic floor function, exercise after cancer and weight loss...but you Have to Ask!" - Joyce Masters, PT, CLT 
  • March 9 - Prebiotics and Probiotics - Andrea Hamilton, RD
  • April 13 - Treating Fear of Recurrence - Tracy Webb, PA-C
  • May 11 - Coping with Changes in Relationships after a Cancer Diagnosis
  • June 8 - Stress Reduction

TO REGISTER:
This support group is FREE and open to the public. Please call or email Virginia Hill to reserve your space 360-773-8630.


ZEST: A Young Women’s Cancer Support Gathering

Date: Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Latte Da, 205 E. 39th st., Vancouver, WA 98686

ZEST is our newest addition to our support group programming. ZEST is not your typical support group. This is a casual monthly gathering hosted by our trained volunteer mentors. ZEST is a way to make connections with other young women cancer survivors in a social setting with no pressure of sharing your story (unless you choose to). This group meets monthly at Latte Da, a local coffee shop and wine bar.

For questions or more info, please call (360) 952-3814 or email admin@pinklemonadeproject.org.


Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group

Date: Monday, Mar 16, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Compass Oncology - Rose Quarter, 265 N Broadway Portland OR 97227

For prostate cancer survivors and their loved ones.

To RSVP: call Michelle Vieira, MSW, CSWA 971-708-7616 or email Michelle.Vieira@CompassOncology.com


Advancements in Breast Cancer

Date: Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

DoubleTree Lloyd Center – 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland

Learn about the most recent developments in breast cancer research and treatment directly from the physicians at Compass Oncology.

You will hear a review of the latest information presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the largest international breast cancer conference.

Presenters: (topics coming soon)
Tammy De La Melena, MD, Breast Surgical Oncologist
Lucy Langer, MD, Medical Oncologist
Richard Zinke, MD, Medical Oncologist

TO REGISTER:
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Free on-site parking is available, however, space is limited.
Please RSVP by emailing Events@CompassOncology.com or call (360) 597-1307.