Meetings

 

We host support meetings from 12:30 – 2:30
on the first and third Saturdays of most months.

 

Some meetings also offer an option to attend via Zoom. Please check this page several days before a meeting for information on how to participate virtually.

 

If you have questions about meetings, please email PCSANM at pchelp@pcsanm.org or call 505-254-7784. We hope you’ll join us; we are here to provide you with the information and support you need!

 

April 20

Sharing session followed by a presentation on the surgical management of prostate cancer, including side effects and management of postoperative side effects (erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence), by Dr. Ghasem Imani, Urologist, Presbyterian Rust Medical Center. 

Bio: Dr. Ghasem Imani is a urologist currently working at Presbyterian Hospital. His main location in clinic is at Rust Presbyterian Hospital. He completed his  urology residency training at University of California, Irvine and completed a chief at the University of New Mexico.  

May 4

Sharing session followed by a presentation on Coping with the Grief of a Cancer Diagnosis, by Dr. Anjanette Cureton, PsyD, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Cureton will be speaking on the range of emotions experienced, but not always expressed, while going through cancer. She will discuss ways to express these emotions effectively and teach simple tools for managing anxiety and depression.

Anjanette Cureton, PsyD is the Clinical Psychologist at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. As part of the interdisciplinary patient and family support services team, Dr. Cureton provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and family members who have been impacted by cancer. She co-facilitates several support groups at the Cancer Center in collaboration with Cancer Support Now. Dr. Cureton is a brain cancer survivor.

 

May 18

Sharing session followed by a presentation by Dr. Jose Avitia, Medical Oncologist, New Mexico Cancer Center. Topic TBA

June 1

Annual picnic in the park– details to follow

June 15

TBA

 

July 6

Sharing session

July 20

Sharing session followed by a presentation by Dr. Chris Shukla, Radiation Oncologist, New Mexico Cancer Center. Topic TBA

If you would like to receive additional support, we are also available to provide private consultations.
Please call 505-254-7784 or 800-278-7678. Someone is here to answer your call seven days a week.

 

 

 

Meeting Location:

Bear Canyon Senior Center,
4645 Pitt St. NE, Albuquerque