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Yorktown's Support Connection Offers Women Cancer Support

Support Connection is holding various support groups for those affected by breast and ovarian cancer during October.
Support Connection is holding various support groups for those affected by breast and ovarian cancer during October. Photo Credit: http://supportconnection.org/

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Support Connection Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, is offering a variety of support groups during October.

Groups focus on topics related to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment.

For a complete calendar of groups at all locations, click here . Advance registration is required for all groups. Call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290. The following support groups are scheduled Westchester in October: At The Support Connection Office In Yorktown:

  • Breast Cancer Support Group on the fourth Tuesday of the month, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m.
  • Young Women’s Breast Cancer Support Group for women who have or had breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer at a young age, held on the second Wednesday of the month.

At Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor:

  • Breast Cancer Support Group on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m.

At The Yorktown Jewish Center In Yorktown Heights:

  • Support Group for Women Living with Recurrence: For women living with recurrence of breast or ovarian cancer, with advanced stage and/or metastasis. On the third Friday of the month, Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m.

For those unable to attend groups in person, there are monthly telephone support groups via toll-free teleconference, enabling women to participate regardless of their location and from the comfort of their homes. Call a few days ahead to learn how to participate.

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