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YBCSN 2015_save the date_Final_SCREENYBCSNAnnual Young Breast Cancer Survivors Workshop
Join us day of support, education and networking for young breast cancer survivors and their loved ones in the greater Birmingham area. At the workshop, you will find a safe place where:

-  young women facing cancer share their experiences, learn new survivorship tips, and find a network for support.

- men openly discuss their concerns guided by a professional counselor.

Save The Date – April 18, 2015

Questions? Please call Silvia Camata, R.N., M.P.H. at 205-975-8656 or email , and she will be happy to assist you.

YBCS Lunch & Learn Support Group: come and join a group of young women who choose to face breast cancer together. This group is an energized network of single women, young mothers, and middle age survivors who gather for a time of learning and support. Lunch is provided, so please RSVP if you are coming.

When: 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 11:30am – 12:30pm

Where: American Cancer Society- 1104 Ireland Way, Birmingham, AL 35205-7010.  Location may change so check your event calendar

RSVP Jennifer Bail, R.N., email I 205-975-2391 or 1-866-662-0630

 

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Save the Date: Young Breast Cancer Survivors Annual Workshop!

April 18, 2015
Save the Date for our Annual Workshop!

Living with Cancer: How Can Exercise Help Me During and After Cancer Treatments

January 28, 2015
Cancer and its treatments can cause physical and emotional changes, and being more physically active can help you cope with and recover from some of these changes. Join us for a Living with Cancer talk with Sarah Mansfield, Cancer Exercise Specialist, on the benefits of exercise during and after your cancer treatment.

Artful Journeys: Cancer Survivors Art Installation

January 29, 2015
With the help of local artist, Christoffer Frank and art therapist, Amy Brown, cancer patients and survivors have created a powerful, living work of art that will have a permanent home in the new Patient and Family Resource Center of the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Support Group: Single & Surviving

February 17, 2015 AT A NEW TIME!
At a new time! Join us at the Mountain Brook YMCA from 7-8PM

Young Survival Coalition: Annual Summit

March 6-8, 2015
Houston, TX

Shake Your Soul- Yoga Dance

Mondays 5:30-6:30 PM


Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group

A monthly support group for women who have experienced breast cancer with the opportunity to meet other women at different stages of recovery and survivorship. The group meets on the third Tuesday of every month from noon until 1:30 p.m. A light lunch is provided. To register, call 205-838-3519 or e-mail to Debbie.gray@stvhs.com.

 New Light Support Group (Breast Cancer)  Next Meeting TBD

New Beginnings (Breast Cancer) (No meeting in December / January; resumes February 19th)

A support program available to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families.
When:              3rd Thursday of the month, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Lunch provided)
Where:            The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, 5th Floor Conference Room
Contact:           Angels Help Desk, (205) 801-7907

BRCA Support Group (Breast / Ovarian Cancers)
To provide education and support to individuals with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations and their families. Understanding the implications of being a carrier and exploring the options for preventative treatment is a journey you don’t have to make alone. Join us!
When:              TBD
Where:            Brookwood Wellness Center, Gold’s Gym Vestavia, 1900 Montgomery                               Highway
Contact:          Julie Whatley, (205) 801-8266, jcwhatley@uabmc.edu or Gail Schuster,                               (205) 879-3438