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.