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You do not need to take this journey alone!

 

Join a BCRC Meetup Group to share your experiences, solutions, questions and concerns in an understanding, caring environment.

 

 

Advanced Breast Cancer

Description: Support for women living with Stage IV breast cancer of all ages. Share experiences, solutions, triumphs and concerns. Topics of discussion include coping with treatment side effects, facing fears, pain management, communicating with family and more.This group requires pre-registration. Contact Renee Giliberti, Support Services Coordinator, 609-497-2100 x 349 or rgiliberti@ywcaprinceton.org

Facilitator:       Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT
Days/Time:      1st Wednesday of each month 6:30-8:00PM – April through October 
                         1st Thursday of each month  10:00-11:30AM – November through March
Location:         BCRC, 2 Preservation Place, Princeton

 

Coping & Beyond

Description: An ongoing group for patients and survivors dealing with stage I, II, III breast cancer. Monthly meetings will help participants cope with short, medium and long-term effects of breast cancer and its treatment. Discussions will focus on the issues of importance to those in the group, and may include treatment decisions, communicating with family, friends & medical team, managing hair loss and fatigue, fear of recurrence, loss of control, loss of independence, chemo-brain, body image, post-treatment anxiety, self-esteem and employment issues, whole also focusing on practical ways to move beyond breast cancer and return to wellness. Newly diagnosed patients will bond with others beginning their journeys, and learn from those who are further along in their healing. Those who have completed their treatment can share their experience and coping tips, benefit from seeing how far they’ve come, and be empowered to look to the future with positivity. This group requires pre-registration. Contact Renee Giliberti, Support Services Coordinator, 609-497-2100 x 349 or rgiliberti@ywcaprinceton.org

Facilitator:     Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Days/Time:    4th Wednesday of each month   6:30-8:00PM
Location:       BCRC, 2 Preservation Place, Princeton

 

Young Survivors

Description: BCRC and Young Survivor Coalition of Greater Philadelphia have teamed up to bring you a monthly peer-facilitated support group addressing the unique concerns of women under the age of 40 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Young women at any stage of their breast cancer journey are welcome to attend. Whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out, join us to connect with other young women who have faced breast cancer. This group requires pre-registration. Contact Renee Giliberti, Support Services Coordinator, 609-497-2100 x 349 or rgiliberti@ywcaprinceton.org

Facilitator:     Jodi Inverso
Days/Time:     2nd Thursday of each month   7:00-8:30PM
Location: BCRC, 2 Preservation Place, Princeton