Thursday, November 21, 2013

Looking for Support ??

               A support group at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Francisco 
                    for men whose wives or female partners are dealing with cancer.

  The group is free of charge to anyone regardless of where their partner/wife is being treated.
                                        The purpose of the group is to provide
                                * mutual emotional support and encouragement 
                                * discuss positive ways of dealing with cancer 
                                * share experiences and information about medical treatments, 
                                  side effects, complementary therapies, financial and insurance issues
                                         2nd & 4th Tuesdays 6:30 pm ~ 8:00 pm 
                            Helen Diller Family UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center 
                                           1600 Divisadero Street San Francisco 
                 funded through the generosity of The Nancy and Alan Baer Foundation 
                           sponsored by Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center 
                       For more information please contact Jim Murdoch 415-885-7225

This is one of the few support groups of its kind and was founded in about 1995 when Alan Baer was looking for a group for himself and could not find one.  He has since started other support groups around the country for men who are caregivers, for young people dealing with cancer and for children who have a parent dealing with cancer. 

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