Alert: Riverside is committed to supporting the health and wellness of our communities. The Breast Cancer Survivorship Series will be postponed as we focus our efforts on limiting potential exposure to COVID-19 for everyone in the communities we serve. This is a proactive step, and it’s consistent with guidance from leading U.S. health organizations. Please check back for future program dates.

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For young women affected by breast cancer
Young women with breast cancer have unique needs and questions. Riverside Health System 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.

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The Survivorship Series will provide answers and resources on some of the most common concerns for young women such as intimacy, early menopause, the long-term effects of treatment and self-care after breast cancer.

Hot and Bothered: Coping with Early Menopause

Get tips on how to manage hot flashes, mood changes, trouble sleeping and other symptoms of early menopause due to breast cancer.
New date to be determined
9:30 a.m. - Sign-in
10-11:30 a.m. - Presentation, questions

Stay Alert: Managing the Long-Term Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

The side effects of breast cancer treatment may last many years after your treatment is over. Learn what to watch for, what to report to your provider and when to call them.
New date to be determined
9:30 a.m. - Sign-in
10-11:30 a.m. - Presentation, questions

Let’s Talk About Breast Cancer and Intimacy

Changes in your sex life are common after a breast cancer diagnosis and during treatment. Learn how to talk about these concerns and get tips on how to improve your sexual health.
New date to be determined
5:30 p.m. - Sign-in
6-7:30 p.m. - Presentation, questions

Self-Care After Breast Cancer

You have been through a lot. Taking care of yourself physically, mentally and spiritually is important. Learn the imporant role exercise, nutrition, cancer and genetic screening can play in your health.
New date to be determined
5:30 p.m. - Sign-in
6-7:30 p.m. - Presentation, questions

Location
All sessions are being held at Riverside Cancer Care Center on the campus of Riverside Regional Medical Center, 12100 Warwick Blvd. #1, Newport News, VA 23601

More information
If you have questions about these workshops, please call 757-594-4229.

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