Young woman with breast cancer have unique needs and questions. Community Cancer Care & Prevention 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 workshops for young women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 45. 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 long-term effects of treatment and self-care after breast cancer.
Location: Community Cancer Care & Prevention on the CMC Campus
Time: 5:30 pm
RSVP for the sessions you'd like to attend: (406) 327-3911
Free Gift at Your First Session!
Hot and Bothered (April 17): Coping with Early Menopause Hot flashes, mood changes and trouble sleeping are just a few of the annoying symptoms of early menopause due to breast cancer treatment. During this session, you will learn more about the impact of early menopause and tips on how to manage the symptoms.
Stay Alert: Managing the Long-Term Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment (May 1): The side effects of breast cancer treatment may last many years after your treatment is over. Some common concerns include heart problems, pain, fatigue, numbness and weight gain. During this session, you will learn what to watch for, what to report to your provider and when to call them.
Let’s Talk About Sex and Breast Cancer (May 15): Changes in your sex life are common after a breast cancer diagnosis and during treatment. In this session, you will learn how to talk about these concerns with your healthcare provider and partner and get tips on how to improve your sexual health and satisfaction.
Self-Care After Breast Cancer (May 29): You have been through a lot. During this session, you will learn ways to take care of yourself physically, mentally and spiritually. In this session, we will discuss the important role exercise, nutrition, alcohol consumption and cancer and genetic screening can play in your health. We will also discuss how you can get the emotional support you need.
These free sessions are for young women diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 45 and is presented in partnership by Community Cancer Care & Prevention and Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national breast cancer nonprofit organization.
For questions about this series, please contact Roni Nelson, Breast Health Navigator at (406) 327-3911.