YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Yorktown-based Support Connection plans free support groups through the month of August for those with or affected by breast and ovarian cancer.
The support groups are scattered across Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, and are aimed at helping all affected by cancer – from diagnosis to post-treatment.
Support Connection's main offices in Yorktown will host a group for those affected by breast and ovarian cancer on Aug. 6, at 10 a.m., another group for those affected by breast cancer on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m., and a Young Women's support group on Aug. 12, at 7 p.m.
Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor will host a group on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.
The Yorktown Jewish Center will host a group for women coping with recurrence on Aug. 21 at 12:30 p.m.
Northern Westchester Hospital in Chappaqua hosts a group on Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.
For those unable to attend in person, there are support groups by teleconference available. An ovarian cancer support group will take place on Aug. 12 at 8 p.m., and advanced stage breast cancer groups are set for Aug. 3 and Aug. 31 at 8 p.m.
For more information about Support Connection, go online to www.supportconnection.org or call 1-800-532-4290.
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