September 22, 2017

Forum: Sexuality and Breast Cancer

News from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program

September 22, 2017
Contact: Lyn Dobrin, 516-997-8545

Forum: Sexuality and Breast Cancer

November 16 at Adelphi University

The treatments for breast cancer can have a negative impact on a woman’s body image and sexuality. A panel of experts in the medical and behavioral health field will discuss Sexuality and Breast Cancer in an educational forum on Thursday, November 16 at 6pm. Panelists are Jill Maura Rabin, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Co-Chief, Division of Ambulatory Care & Women’s Health Programs-PCAP Services, Northwell Health; Chris Karampahtsis, MD, MPH, Department of Behavioral Health at NYU Winthrop Hospital; Lori LeGrand, LCSW, Department of Behavioral Health at NYU Winthrop Hospital; and Carole Filangieri, PhD, Department of Behavioral Health at NYU Winthrop Hospital.

The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Adelphi’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue in Garden City. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 516-877-4325; email or register on-line at

This event is organized by The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program and sponsored by The Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer.

The forum can be watched live on Facebook: and posted the next day on

To reach the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline call 800-877-8077. You are not alone.

You are not alone.


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