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Free Webinar: Advances In Breast Cancer + Cooking For Wellness

Support Connection, Inc. announces a free national educational webinar, presented in partnership with NewYork – Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital: “Advances in Breast Cancer + Cooking for Wellness: A Two-Part Webinar” will be offered on Wed., June 9, from 1 – 2:15 pm NY time.

Open to: People who have or have had breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer; People with a family member or loved one living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer.

Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection, 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290. Must register no later than 5 pm (NY time) on Tues., June 8.

The first part of this webinar will be a presentation on Advances in Breast Cancer, by Dr. Stacy Ugras, a breast surgical oncologist with ColumbiaDoctors and NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley.  Dr. Ugras will discuss the latest news and research pertaining to breast cancer diagnosis and treatments, as well as risk-assessment for high risk individuals and families.

After Dr. Ugras’s presentation, Chef Emilie Berner of the Chef Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen at NY-P HVH will focus on cooking techniques and nutritional strategies that can help manage fatigue often experienced by both patients and caregivers. During a live cooking demonstration, Chef Berner will talk about foods that provide energy; the role of protein and fluids for managing fatigue; and how meal planning can be a useful tool.

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 our toll-free hotline and website we 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; Educational programs; Information and referral services; A toll-free cancer information and support hotline (800-532-4290.) To learn more, visit http://www.supportconnection.org/"  Support Connection Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support: We’ve been there. We care.

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