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Support Connection Offers Cancer Support In Yorktown

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Support Connection is offering free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.

The organization offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment.

The following support groups are scheduled Westchester in April at the Support Connection Office in Yorktown:

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: First Thursday of the month, April 2, at 10 a.m. Breast Cancer Support Group: Fourth Tuesday of the month, April 28, at 7 p.m. Young Women’s Breast Cancer Support Group: For women who have or had breast cancer at a young age. Second Wednesday of the month, Apr. 8, at 7 p.m.

The Yorktown Jewish Center in Yorktown Heights will host a support group for women living with recurrence of breast or ovarian cancer, with advanced stage and/or metastasis on the third Friday of the month April 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. The Ovarian Cancer Telephone Group will take place on Wednesday, April 8 at 8 p.m. The Advanced Stage or Metastatic Breast Cancer Telephone Group will take place on Monday, April 6, at 8 p.m.

For a complete calendar of groups at all locations, visit Advance registration is required for all groups; call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

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