Breast Friends Offers Support
Do you know a woman under 40 who has been diagnosed with breast cancer? Breast Friends is designed to address their unique needs.
The program offers support and educational activities. A program of LifeBridge Health, the group was originally funded by a grant from the Maryland A ffliate of the Susan G Komen for the Cure. Components of Breast Friends include:
? Biannual educational speakers for young survivors, supporters, and health care providers.
? Breast health educational sessions for young women in colleges and other women?s groups.
? Educational outreach for low-income or uninsured African American women.
? Monthly professionally facilitated support group for young women.
? Individual support and advocacy provided by the program coordinator.
To learn more about Breast Friends, call 410-601-WELL (9355) or e-mail Deb at dkirklan(at)lifebridgehealth.org.
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