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February 1, 2017



February 1, 2017
Contact: Lyn Dobrin, 516.997.8545

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program in Garden City is offering new on-going support groups.

  • Caregivers Support Group
  • Women under 40

Mondays from 6 to 7:30 pm

Support for Caregivers of People with Breast Cancer

Taking care of person with breast care can be stressful. This group is designed to address the needs of caretakers. Any person who is experiencing the stress and anxiety of caring for a loved one with breast cancer should attend this group.

Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 pm

Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40

Women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer have unique needs. This support group will focus on those unique needs while allowing the members to share their feelings in a safe supportive environment.  Anyone who wants to connect with and receive support from women under 40 should attend this group.

Support groups are provided by the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program and sponsored in part by a grant from the
Alpern Family Foundation.

Groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City. There is no charge.

Current on-going groups also include a general breast cancer group, women with metastatic disease and women with newly diagnosed Stage 4 breast cancer.

All groups are facilitated by a social worker.

For information, questions, and to register, call Erin Nau, LCSW,Counseling and Education Coordinator, at (516) 877-4314, or the Breast Cancer Hotline at (800) 877-8077.

For information, questions, contact

Adelphi Breast Cancer Program
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or call the Breast Cancer Hotline at 800. 877.8077

You are not alone.

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Todd Wilson
Strategic Communications Director 
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