A SUPPORT NETWORK FOR PEOPLE
DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER

PROGRAMS

Our Lady of Grace Retreat House
Manhasset, NY

This program provides workshops, a light breakfast and lunch, and instructors leading.

Patients participate in activities such as yoga, dance therapy, journal writing, art therapy, group therapy, music therapy, and nutrition.
Session I: Learning About Breast Cancer

February 1, June 7, November 1, 2018 

Basic overview of breast cancer risk factors, diagnosis, surgical treatment, pathology, interpretation, staging and genetics. Information regarding surveillance for recurrence of breast cancer.

Patricia Pezzello, M.D.

Long Island Breast Care - A Division of ProHEALTHcare Associates

Session II: Understanding Breast Cancer Treatment Options/Managing side effects

February 8, June 14, November 8, 2018

Overview of breast cancer chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiation therapy and tips for managing side effects of treatment.

Elana Hillkewicz, Radiation Therapist,-Radiation Oncology - Advanced Radiation Centers of NY

MaryAnn Jones, Holistic Care Practitioner - Thrive Naturally

Session III: Remaining Breast Cancer Free

February 15, June 21, November 15, 2018

Information regarding nutrition, wellness, lymphedema and physical therapy.

Desiree Grogan, Physician Assistant, ProHEALTHcare - Medical Oncology 

Diana Tjaden, PT - Full Circle Physical Therapy 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED or CALL

DARA DE RISI 516-987-6099 or DENISE JONES 516-829-660

This program made available with funds from The Beth C. Tortolani Foundation.

 


Education Series

MEETING EVERY THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 
January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19,
4TH Thursday May 24, (Dinner Dance HELD May 17, 2018)
NO MEETINGS IN JUNE -  AUGUST
September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20, 2018                                                          
​7-8:30 P.M.
At Long Island Breast Care
1010 Northern Blvd.
Suite 208 (2nd floor)

Great Neck, NY 11021
 


Group Support Sessions