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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