Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn

Networking

Breast Cancer Networking Group

This monthly group will consist of discussion, question-and-answer periods, and education. Held the third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 8:00pm

Caregiver Networking Group

A monthly group for those with a friend or loved one who has cancer.  Held the second Saturday of the month from 11:00am - 12:30pm.

Gastrointestinal Cancer Networking Group

A monthly group for those impacted by colorectal, gastric, liver, pancreas, cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder and other GI cancers.  Held the second Thursday of the month from 5:30 - 7:00pm.

Gynecological Cancer Networking Group

This networking group offers an opportunity for people living with gynecological cancers - as well as caregivers, family members and friends - to share information, talk about their experiences and gain support. Held the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 - 7pm, and the second Wednesday of the month from 6 - 7:30pm. 

Living Beyond Loss Networking Group

For those who have lost a loved one to cancer.  Held the second Saturday of the month from 10:00 - 11:30am.

Lung Cancer Networking Group

This monthly group will consist of discussion, question-and-answer periods, and education. Held the second Wednesday of the month from 6:00 - 7:30pm.

Spirituality Group

Seventh Day Adventist - A survivors group with a focus on spirituality and cancer. All denominations welcome.  Held the second Thursday of the month from 11:00am - 12:30pm.

Women of Color Networking Group

A monthly group for women of color to talk about issues facing us when living with cancer.  Held the first Thursday of the month from 5:30 - 7:00pm.

Healthy Lifestyle Activities

Art as Relaxation

Learn how to channel your inner creativity to produce beautiful works of art in different media as a form of expression and source of relaxation. Prior artistic experience is not necessary as everyone has artistic talent inside themselves. Projects may include: jewelry making, card crafts, watercolor painting, and knitting.

Family Open Art

Channel your inner creativity and relax with art in different media.

Tai Chi

This practice combines physical movement and meditation.

Yoga

Breathe, stretch your body and mind, develop flexibility and balance through standing and floor poses.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

Gentle Yoga

Features gentle stretches and poses. Great for beginners.

Zumba Fitness

Dance/fitness program with Latin music.

Lectures and Special Events

Call 708-684-9505 for monthly education and social events.

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