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Sep
16

Transition after Treatment for Breast Cancer

09/16/14
Transition after Treatment Workshop
One evening program for women who have completed surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment for breast cancer in the last year.

5:00-6:00 pm
Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Specialist, Amanda Kane, will talk about the lymphatic system and review the return to daily functional and exercise activities after undergoing treatment for breast cancer. She will share information about risks and precautions regarding the potential to develop lymphedema.

 6:00-8:00 pm
Margie Stohner, LICSW will facilitate the portion of the workshop. The group will share experiences of the post-treatment period and discuss common emotional, physical, and relationship conerns that may arise during this time. Coping strategies to enhance quality of life post-treatment will be discussed.

Refreshments will be served.

Registration information:
Contact Margie at 202.686.6335 or mstoh@verizon.net with any questions or to register.

 

When

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where

Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4 (second floor)
5215 Loughboro Rd NW
Washington, DC

 
 
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