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Breast Friends Offers Support

Posted Aug 14 2009 5:39pm
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 Affliate 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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