Support Connection, Inc.

40 Triangle Center
914-962-6402

Support Connection is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established in 1996 that specializes in free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Our office is located in Yorktown Heights, but we offer support to people all over the country via our toll-free cancer information and support hotline (800-532-4290.) Our mission is to provide emotional, social and educational support services to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The support enables women to help each other and empowers them to become their own health care advocates.

Support Connection is about caring. Each person that reaches out for support is given personalized attention in a warm, compassionate atmosphere. It is our goal to assist people so that they make educated decisions about their health care. Once the connection is made, our services span prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. We do not tell people what they need. Rather, we offer multiple resources to help meet their individual needs via a full array of individual and group services.

Breast and ovarian cancer support groups are offered once a month, including groups offered by toll-free teleconference which enable women to be part of a group regardless of where they live, from the comfort of their own homes. In-person support groups are held at various community locations in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Groups are led by trained peer facilitators who have experienced breast or ovarian cancer, and focus on topics relating to all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. Specialized groups include groups for young women with breast cancer, women with ovarian and gynecological cancers, women experiencing a recurrence of cancer. All support groups are free of charge.

One-on-One Peer Counseling means that anyone seeking information or support speaks directly to a trained counselor who is a survivor of breast or ovarian cancer. Callers receive immediate help during business hours Monday - Friday. After hours-calls are returned the next business day. Counseling is available by phone or in person. Counselors offer information about breast and ovarian cancer, ongoing emotional support, community resources and referrals, connections to other women with similar situations. There are no limits on our peer counseling services. This individualized, free support is available as often as you need it, for as long as you need it, regardless of where you are on your journey through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Support Connection offers many other services, all free of charge, which empower women to better cope with recovery and treatment while continuing with their day-to-day lives. There are programs to enhance the quality of life of women living with cancer by focusing on the needs of mind, body and spirit. These include wellness classes (e.g. yoga, meditation and fitness) as well as interactive workshops and educational programs on holistic health, healing, nutrition, and similar topics. Other services include: Free public educational forums about prevention, detection and treatment of breast and ovarian cancer; A lending library; Referrals to other agencies; Community outreach and collaboration with other service providers.

For more information and a full calendar of programs and services, call (914) 962-6402 or 1-800-532-4290 or visit www.supportconnection.org.

 

 


Upcoming Events at Support Connection, Inc.

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 7:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Canasta, Coffee and Camaraderie

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 11:30am
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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Young Women’s Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 7:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 7:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, May 17, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, May 20, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Northern Westchester Hospital - Chappaqua Crossing
Chappaqua, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 from 10:15am to 12:15pm
East Fishkill Community Library
Hopewell Junction, NY
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National Toll-Free Telephone Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Dec 16, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Putnam Hospital Center
Carmel, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Dec 20, 2019 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown Heights, NY
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