Open to people nationwide who were diagnosed with breast, ovarian, or gynecological cancer 7 or more years ago. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection, 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290 no later than 5 pm (NY time) on Monday, September 26.
Even years after receiving their cancer diagnosis, many people find themselves facing issues, concerns and questions that can be challenging. The issues often are very different from the ones encountered early in the cancer journey. In this open discussion, connect with others who are also 7+ years post-diagnosis and are coping with these unique challenges.
Topics will include: Have treatment recommendations and follow-up care changed since your diagnosis? – Have short term side effects become long-term? – Are stress and anxiety thwarting your self-care? – Do you find yourself wondering what doctors you should still be seeing and why? – Do you find telehealth challenging? All topics of interest are welcome.
This is not an educational program; there will be no professionals speaking about the medical or psychosocial aspects of cancer. It is a discussion facilitated by a Support Connection Peer Counselor. It presents a valuable opportunity to connect with others with similar concerns who understand what you’re going through, and a chance to help one another by sharing information, resources, and coping strategies.
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SUPPORT CONNECTION, INC.
is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, NY, but through their toll-free services they help people across the country. Services include: One-on-one counseling with professional counselors who are cancer survivors; Ongoing peer-to-peer support groups; Educational and wellness programs; Webinars; Social gatherings for cancer survivors; Information and referral services; A toll-free cancer information and support hotline. Learn more at supportconnection.org
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