JamesCare for Life

Supportive Care Programs for Those Diagnosed with Cancer and Their Caregivers

JamesCare for Life offers free programs for cancer survivors, including caregivers/family members, and can be accessed from the time of diagnosis. Offerings focus on many dimensions of well-being including health care, physical, emotional, spiritual and social/practical.

Pre-registration is required. Click on the program title under Upcoming Events for detailed information and to register. A variety of programs are also available online via live stream.

For programs available via on-demand video, please visit go.osu.edu/JCFLvideos.

Sign up for our email list to receive programming updates from JamesCare for Life.

View a PDF of our program brochure.

For more information, email jamescareforlife@osumc.edu or call JamesCare for Life at 614-293-6428.

Exercise

Sign up for exercise programs through JamesCare for Life. Exercise can play an important role in improving quality of life, managing side effects of cancer treatment and reducing cancer risk.

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Education

Sign up for educational courses & seminars through JamesCare for Life to learn from OSUCCC – James experts about current issues in cancer research & treatment.

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Expressive Arts

Sign up for art and music classes through JamesCare for Life to reduce stress, elevate mood & improve overall well-being during and after cancer treatment.

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Families, Teens & Children

Sign up for family programs through JamesCare for Life. Family, Teens and Children programs provide a supportive setting where families can learn about cancer, talk about the challenges of a cancer diagnosis, learn effective coping skills and gain knowledge about healthy lifestyle choice.

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Mind, Body, Spirit

Sign up for mind, body, spirit classes through JamesCare for Life to alleviate pain and depression, improve your sense of hope and promote healing.

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Nutrition

Sign up for nutrition classes through JamesCare for Life to learn about the role of food in cancer prevention and treatment and its value for your entire family.

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Support Groups

Find an OSUCCC – James support group that will provide a safe and supportive environment to share personal experiences and benefit from connecting with others.

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Cancer Survivors Month

Throughout June, which is National Survivors Month, the OSUCCC – James will honor the millions of adults and children with a history of cancer who are living in the United States today.

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Caregiver Resources

JamesCare for Life recognizes the important role of caregivers by offering resources including an online support group, videos and special programming during National Family Caregivers Month in November.

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HOPE Program

The H.O.P.E. Program matches James’ cancer patients or caregivers looking for peer support to someone who has had a similar experience with cancer.

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Heather Pick Music Program

The Heather Pick Music Program presents regular live musical performances at The James.

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Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn: Nutrition “All About Grains”

4/24/2018 11:30:00 AM - 4/24/2018 12:30:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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Sarcoma Support Group

4/24/2018 6:00:00 PM - 4/24/2018 7:30:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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Lung Cancer Support Group

4/25/2018 6:00:00 PM - 4/25/2018 7:30:00 PM

2050 Kenny Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221

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Living a Plant-Based Lifestyle

4/25/2018 6:00:00 PM - 4/25/2018 7:30:00 PM

150 W. Main, Stuie B
New Albany, Ohio 43054

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Prostate Cancer Support Group

4/25/2018 7:00:00 PM - 4/25/2018 9:00:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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Garden of Hope Orientation

4/28/2018 10:00:00 AM - 4/28/2018 11:30:00 AM

2050 Kenny Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221

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Career Counseling Private Consultations - 6:00 p.m.

4/30/2018 6:00:00 PM - 4/30/2018 7:00:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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Career Counseling Private Consultations - 7:00 p.m.

4/30/2018 7:00:00 PM - 4/30/2018 8:00:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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Career Counseling Private Consultations - 8:00 p.m.

4/30/2018 8:00:00 PM - 4/30/2018 9:00:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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ICU Support Group

5/1/2018 4:00:00 PM - 5/1/2018 5:00:00 PM

410 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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Nia Dance

5/1/2018 6:00:00 PM - 5/1/2018 7:00:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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JamesCare East Cancer Support Group

5/2/2018 12:00:00 PM - 5/2/2018 1:00:00 PM

181 Taylor Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43203

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Healthy Eating for the Cancer Survivor: “Plant-Based Diet”

5/2/2018 1:00:00 PM - 5/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

2050 Kenny Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221

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Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group

5/2/2018 1:00:00 PM - 5/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

460 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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Hematology Survivors Support Group

5/2/2018 1:30:00 PM - 5/2/2018 2:30:00 PM

460 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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Women and Sexuality: An Informational Opportunity for Cancer Survivors

5/2/2018 5:30:00 PM - 5/2/2018 7:00:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212

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