Events

Annual 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.

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. 

When: 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 11:30AM – 12:30PM or 6PM- 7PM

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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Worship in Pink!

8/22/15
11:30 AM- 1 PM, Please RSVP to dfowler@komenncalabama.org by lunch time 8/18/15

Support Group: Lymphedema and Fitness

9/15/2015
Stacey Gordon & Sherrie Hafley
11:30 AM- 12:30 PM

Facebook Hangout with Dr. Don Dizon

9/17/2015
7 pm Central

Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies: Sistah Strut!

9/26/2015
7 AM- 11 AM

Support Group: Integrative Oncology

10/20/2015
Dr. Salvador
6-7 PM

Support Group: Breast Cancer Genetics

11/17/2015
Dr. Nancy Merner, Auburn University
11:30 AM- 12:30 PM

LBBC: Young Advocate Program

Deadline: 7/24/2015
If you're interested in becoming a Young Advocate, this is a great opportunity!

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