Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, will host January meetings at the following locations in Putnam and Dutchess counties:
- Breast and ovarian cancer support group on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel.
- Breast and ovarian cancer support group on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.
- Breast and ovarian cancer support group on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 10:15 a.m. at East Fishkill Community Library in Hopewell Junction.
By teleconference: 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 advanced stage or metastatic breast cancer telephone group will take place on Monday, Jan. 4 at 8 p.m. The ovarian cancer telephone group will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m.
Yorktown-based Support Connection, Inc. offers a wide range of free support groups for women with breast and ovarian cancer. Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. They are offered in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, and by toll-free teleconference.
Advance registration is required for all groups; call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.
Click here for a complete calendar of groups at all locations.
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