Support Connection, Inc. announces a free educational program: “Understanding Your Options for Breast Cancer Treatment.” It will be held on Tues., Nov. 15, from 6 pm -7:30 pm at The Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 East Main Street, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. Pre-registration is required. For information or to register, call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.
This is the 13th in a series of public education forums presented jointly by Support Connection and The Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Northern Westchester Hospital. The topics to be covered include: Breast cancer staging and how it impacts treatment decisions; Current options in chemotherapy and hormonal therapies; How treatment decisions impact risk of recurrence.
Speaker: Sara Sadan, MD, founder of Oncology and Hematology of White Plains, PLLC, Dr. Sadan received her medical degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She completed her internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt/Columbia University in New York City. She was a fellow of hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Her professional expertise and interest include: breast cancer, gynecologic cancers, gastric, colon and lung cancers, B and T-cell lymphomas and general oncology. Dr. Sadan also has interest and expertise in genetic disorders which can predispose patients to breast, ovarian, and colon cancer, as well as Gaucher’s Disease.
Support Connection, Inc. is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., but through their toll-free hotline and website they serve people throughout the country. Services include: One-on-one peer counseling and support groups, offering women the opportunity to connect with other cancer survivors; Ongoing wellness classes; Holistic health workshops; Public educational programs; Information and referral services; A toll-free cancer information and support hotline (1-800-532-4290.) To learn more, visit www.supportconnection.org <http://www.supportconnection.org/> or call (914) 962-6402. Support Connection Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support: We’ve been there. We care.