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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Mondays in June, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute

Maintaining a healthy weight after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging, but with the proper tools and support, you can achieve your weight-loss goals. TOPS is a weight-loss support group for cancer survivors. For more information on becoming a member, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events.

Wealth (Walking, Eating And Learning Towards Health)

Mondays in June, 6:30 – 7:15 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute

If you are a cancer survivor looking for a fun way to engage in regular physical activity, we encourage you and your caregiver to join WEALTH! WEALTH participants meet twice weekly for a 30-minute walking session, which concludes with a brief nutrition education class. For more information, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events or call 864-560-7618.

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Thursdays in June, 5:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center Activity Room

Our registered yoga instructor teaches cancer patients and survivors to relax mind and body with gentle yoga. Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Tuesdays in June, 5:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center Activity Room

Cancer patients and survivors learn how to improve balance, breathing and relaxation. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Support Group

Thursday, June 2, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center Auditorium

All leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma survivors are welcome to attend. Supper is provided. To register, please call 864-560-6530.

Cancer Survivors Day: We are 20 years strong!

Sunday, June 5, 2 – 4 p.m.

Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium

Cancer Survivors Day honors the perseverance and courage of all cancer survivors. Join Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute for an afternoon as we celebrate survivorship. Don't miss the opportunity to have fun with other survivors, family and friends. We have four seats reserved for you and three guests. Admission is free and no registration is required. For more information, call the Cancer Learning Center at 864-560-6747.

Look Good, Feel Better

Monday, June 13, 12 – 1 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Conference Room

This is a free makeover program open to all women receiving chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment. The goal of the program is to help women manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Call 864-560-6747 to register.

Skin Cancer Screening

Tuesday, June 14, 1—4 p.m.

Medical Group of the Carolinas—Family Medicine —Mountain Park

Medical Group of the Carolinas—Family Medicine—Mountain Park is offering free skin cancer screenings. Approximately 2 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year making it the most common form of cancer in the United States. It is also the easiest to cure if diagnosed and treated early. Register now to schedule your free screening. Register online at SpartanburgRegional.com/Events.

Gibbs Wellness Café: Life Beyond Cancer

Wednesday, June 15, 12 – 1 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center Auditorium

Held the third Wednesday of each month, Gibbs Wellness Café is a monthly conversation focusing on various topics related to cancer and the community. June is Cancer Survivors month and Stacey Kindall, Survivorship Coordinator will discuss how to live with and survive cancer. Lunch will be provided at this free event but registration is required. Register online at SpartanburgRegional.com/Events or call

864-560-6508 for more information.

Better Breathers Club

Thursday, June 16, 2 – 3 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building Community Room

Part of the American Lung Association’s Better Breather's Club, this support group is for anyone living with a chronic lung disease and their families or caregivers. The group is led by a healthcare professional who helps attendees learn how to meet the challenges chronic lung disease brings to daily life. For more information, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Pelham-Events or contact Betty Ann Riggins at

864-361-4102.

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