Helen Keller Hospital Selected To Bring Survivorship Series For Young Women Affected By Breast Cancer

By  | September 12, 2020 | Filed under: News

SHEFFIELD– Keller Breast Program has partnered with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national breast cancer nonprofit organization that provides trusted information and a community of support, to host a series of webinars for young women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 45.

 

Helen Keller Hospital is one of fifteen centers in the southeast region of the United States selected to host this series, and also the first center in the state of Alabama to implement the program.

 

Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s Survivorship Series for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer is a four-part Game Day Benefit for Living Beyond Breast Cancer Tickets, Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 10:30 AM | Eventbriteeducation series that provides tailored education to women diagnosed before age 45, but much of the content is suitable for all ages. The Survivorship Series will provide answers and resources on some of the most common concerns for young women such as sex and intimacy, early menopause, the longterm effects of treatment and self-care after breast cancer.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s national needs assessment of young women diagnosed with breast cancer showed that young women wanted more information and support on specific survivorship issues.  Living Beyond Breast Cancer developed the Survivorship Series to address the identified needs reported from women across the nation.

 

About Helen Keller Hospital

Helen Keller Hospital is a 185 bed not for profit facility and part of the HH Health System.  Our mission is to care for our community through continued growth, expansion of services and facilities, and by offering leading edge services and equipment.

  Breast Health ProgramAbout Keller Breast Program

Keller Breast Program brings together the Shoals only multidisciplinary team of specialists who provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for benign and malignant conditions of the breast. We promote personalized care based on each patient’s unique needs and offer Breast Nurse Navigators who guide patients from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. We are dedicated to enhancing the level of breast care in the region and ensuring patients receive the best possible outcomes.

About Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s mission is to connect all people affected by breast cancer with trusted information and a community of support. Founded in 1991, Living Beyond Breast Cancer brings a wide variety of programs and services— including national conferences, Guides to Understanding Breast Cancer, Guides to Understanding Breast Cancer library, a Breast Cancer Helpline staffed by volunteers who have experienced breast cancer, and web-based information and resources—to more than half a million people a year. Living Beyond Breast Cancer is a leader in dedicated services for young women diagnosed with breast cancer and people living with metastatic breast cancer. For more information, visit LBBC.ORG or call (855) 807-6386.

 

Media Release/Hunter Nicholson/Marketing Coordinator/Helen Keller Hospital

 

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