LEAN ON ME

A support network for people diagnosed with Breast Cancer.

Email: leanonmeny@gmail.com

Phone: +1 (347) 418-4203

A Registered Charity

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© 2023 by LEAN ON ME  Breast Cancer Network, Inc.

Programs

Group Support Sessions

MEETING EVERY THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 


Except May 4th the night of the Lean On Me Gala

NO SESSIONS IN JULY - SEPTEMBER
                                                      
​7-8:30 P.M.

1010 Northern Blvd.

Great Neck, NY 11020

Suite 208

Education Series

Patient Education Series

3111 New Hyde Park Road
Lake Success, NY 11042

1ST FLOOR Conference Room   7:30 P.M. – 9 P.M.
PLEASE USE BACK PARKING LOT & BACK DOOR

January 17, June 6, November 7, 2019  
Session I:  Learning About Breast Cancer

 

Basic overview of breast cancer risk factors, diagnosis, surgical treatment, pathology, interpretation, staging and genetics.  Information regarding surveillance for recurrence of breast cancer.

Donna Galgano, A.N.P. 
New York Breast Health

January 24, **June 13, November 14, 2019
Session II:  Understanding Breast Cancer Treatment Options/Managing side effects


Overview of breast cancer chemotherapy, hormonal therapy (June 20)and radiation therapy and tips for managing side effects of treatment. 

Desiree Grogan, Physician Assistant, ProHEALTHcare -Medical Oncology   

**Will present June20, instead of June 13

Elana Hillkewicz, Radiation Therapist,-Radiation Oncology- Advanced Radiation Centers of NY

 

January 31, **June 20, November 21, 2019
Session III: Remaining Breast Cancer Free


Information regarding nutrition, wellness, lymphedema and physical therapy. (June 13)
MaryAnn Jones, Holistic Care Practitioner - Thrive Naturally 

Diana Tjaden, PT - Full Circle Physical Therapy   **Will present June 13, instead of June 20

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: PLEASE CALL  

DENISE JONES 516-946-5017

Provided by a grant fro The Beth C. Tortolani Foundation. Pease visit www.bctfoundation.net

Wellness Seminar

 

Our Lady of Grace Retreat House
Manhasset, NY

 

This program provides workshops, a light breakfast and lunch, and instructors leading.
 

Patients participate in activities such as yoga, dance therapy, journal writing, art therapy, group therapy, music therapy, and nutrition.