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Pink Summit 2017 Understanding,Tackling and Surviving Breast Cancer
Sat, May 6, 2017, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
Greater Hudson Valley (NY) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated PINK SUMMIT 2017 event is part of its overarching “Bosom Besties” health initiative. This initiative focuses on women’s health, impacted by breast cancer from the perspective of survivors, friends and families, as well as community advocates impacted by breast cancer. Free to the public, the PINK SUMMIT 2017 event provides a terrific opportunity for attendees to learn more about breast cancer and to ask questions of panel experts. Also, we will have exhibitors to provide information to patients, survivors, and to those who want to learn how to prevent or thwart breast cancer.
Upon completion of your profile, you will have the option of choosing 1 of the 6 repeated workshops for Session 1 and 2.
Beyond Fake News: Fact vs. Fiction in Cancer Risks
Confused by recent news reports on breast cancer risks? This session will help debunk myths and convey the real news on risk factors and screening guidelines.
Where to Go From Here: Navigating Next Steps After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Life may seem to stop in its tracks after a cancer diagnosis. Our expert panel will provide guidance on tackling this major life challenge one step at a time, and every step of the way.
Knowledge is Power: Breast Screening & Self-Exams
Hear the latest recommendations for frequency and type of breast screening, as well as guidelines on how to perform a thorough breast self-exam.
Body, Mind and Soul: How Nutrition and Holistic Therapies Can Contribute to Better Outcomes.
Learn how the powerful role of nutrition and complementary therapies, including healing touch, guided imagery meditation, and yoga impact the body’s ability to overcome cancer.
Surviving at Work: Your Rights While on the Job
Hear from a seasoned Human Resources executive about your employee rights, options for time off and how to navigate the interview process while undergoing treatment.
Lean on Me: Coping with the Impact of Cancer in the Family
Guidance and resources for both survivors and family members on coping with a cancer diagnosis; and the profound healing power of social support.