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Baylor Medical Center at Irving

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Support and Education 

Select a Group Right for You

Baylor Medical Center at Irving offers support groups and educational classes for those recently diagnosed with cancer or those in recovery.  A few of the options include:

I Can Cope

I Can Cope®, co-sponsored by the Baylor Irving Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society, is a free educational series for adults facing cancer – either personally, or as a friend or family caregiver. I Can Cope® classes help dispel cancer myths by presenting straightforward information and answers to your questions related to cancer.

Classes are held at the Baylor Irving Cancer Center from 6-8 p.m. and there is no charge for attending.  For more information or to register, call 1.800.4BAYLOR.

 Relieving Cancer Pain  March 8, 2012
 Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue  April 12, 2012
 Mobilizing Resources and Support  May 10, 2012
 Nutrition During and After Cancer  June 7, 2012
 Keeping Well in Mind and Body  July 12, 2012
 Exploring Self-Esteem and Intimacy  Aug. 9, 2012
 Communicating Concerns and Feelings  Sept. 13, 2012
 Managing the Effects of Illness and Treatment  Oct. 11, 2012
 Understanding Cancer Treatments  Nov. 8, 2012
 Taking Charge of Money Matters  Dec. 13, 2012

Look Good, Feel Better

This free American Cancer Society facilitated class assists individuals with cancer look good, improve their self-esteem and manage their treatment and recovery with greater confidence. Held on the fourth Monday from 2-4 p.m. at the Baylor Medical Center at Irving Cancer Resource Center, 1901 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 120. Call 972.579.4300 for more information.

Caregivers Support Group

Meets the first Thursday of each month, Noon to 1 p.m. Topics focus on the challenges faced by caregivers and what resources are available to help. Call 1-800-4BAYLOR for more information or to register.

Chix With Stix

Meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Chix with Stix is a knitting and crocheting class for patients who wish to participate in a class to learn a craft for relaxation. Call 972.579.4300 for more information.