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Ongoing Classes & Events

Cancer and Jewish Genetics What You Need to Know

Date: Monday, Mar 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MJCC - 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland

What’s Jewish About Breast and Ovarian Cancer?
Panelists: Dr. Dana Kostiner Simpson, Dr. Lucy Langer, and cancer survivor Talia Schwartz


Advancements in Breast Cancer

Date: Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
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.

Topics include:
Jay Andersen, MD – New Developments in HER2+ and Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Ravi Chandra, MD, PhD – Radiation Updates from SABCS 2018
Kathleen Dunham, MD – Outcomes and Quality of Life Measures
Richard Zinke, MD – Endocrine Therapies in Early Stage Breast Cancer: Less vs More

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.

Support Group for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Date: Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
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.

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POST-ASH CLL PATIENT AND CAREGIVER EDUCATIONAL FORUM

Date: Saturday, Mar 9, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Knight Cancer Research Building – OHSU, 2720 SW Moody Avenue, Portland

In partnership with Oregon Health & Science University and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the CLL Society invites you to attend our informational CLL patient educational forum. Featured speakers will present the very latest advances in CLL research, clinical trials, treatment options, patient perspectives, and tips to become an effective self-advocate.

Dr. Kathryn Kolibaba to present: How We Diagnose CLL and Life After Diagnosis (view the full agenda)

To register: https://cll-portland.questionpro.com

Refreshments will be provided. You are welcome to bring a guest.

Parking: The Knight Cancer Research Building (KCRB) is located on the OHSU South Waterfront campus. Free parking is available in the Schnitzer lot which is located next to the Building. Parking under the KCRB is not recommended as access to your vehicle may become restricted and parking fees will apply.


Women’s Cancer Support Group

Date: Monday, Mar 11, 2019
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 14 – Coping with Changes in Relationships after a Cancer Diagnosis
  • February 11 – Intimacy and Sexuality
  • March 11 – Managing Emotional Distress
  • April 8 – Living with Concerns of Recurrence
  • May 13 – Managing Life as a Whole
  • June 10 – Embracing Vulnerability
  • July 8 – Body Image Changes

For more information please visit pinklemonadeproject.org

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.


Brain Tumor Support Group

Date: Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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

This support group gives people with brain tumors an opportunity to talk with others who are facing similar challenges in a safe, welcoming environment.

Clinicians from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate the conversation and to answer any questions you may have about physical or emotional issues, treatment side effects and general coping strategies. All brain tumor patients and their loved ones or caregivers are welcome to attend.

TO REGISTER:

This event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Please call Jamie Newell at 503.231.2610 to reserve your space.

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Support Group for Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Date: Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019
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.

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Journal to the Self Workshop

Date: Monday, Apr 8, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Compass Oncology - West, 9555 SW Barnes Rd., Ste. 150, Portland

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.

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.
503.297.7403


Women’s Cancer Support Group

Date: Monday, Apr 8, 2019
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 14 – Coping with Changes in Relationships after a Cancer Diagnosis
  • February 11 – Intimacy and Sexuality
  • March 11 – Managing Emotional Distress
  • April 8 – Living with Concerns of Recurrence
  • May 13 – Managing Life as a Whole
  • June 10 – Embracing Vulnerability
  • July 8 – Body Image Changes

For more information please visit pinklemonadeproject.org

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.


Compass Lung Resources (CLiR) Group

Date: Monday, Apr 15, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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

PLEASE NOTE: THE LUNG RESOURCES SUPPORT GROUP IS ON A TEMPORARY HIATUS AND WILL START UP AGAIN IN THE SPRING. DATE TBD. 

This support group will give people affected by lung cancer the opportunity to share their experiences in a supportive environment with others who are facing similar challenges. Clinicians from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate the conversation and to answer any questions you may have about physical or emotional issues, treatment side effects, and coping strategies. All lung cancer patients and their loved ones are welcome to attend.

If interested in attending the group in the future, please call 503.384.9952 or email Michelle.Vieira @CompassOncology.com to be notified when the group will resume.


Brain Tumor Support Group

Date: Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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

This support group gives people with brain tumors an opportunity to talk with others who are facing similar challenges in a safe, welcoming environment.

Clinicians from Compass Oncology will be present to facilitate the conversation and to answer any questions you may have about physical or emotional issues, treatment side effects and general coping strategies. All brain tumor patients and their loved ones or caregivers are welcome to attend.

TO REGISTER:

This event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Please call Jamie Newell at 503.231.2610 to reserve your space.

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