Life After Breast Cancer

The months after your breast cancer diagnosis are a whirlwind of activities. The doctor’s appointments, chemotherapy, surgery, and diagnostic tests feel all-consuming. Suddenly the treatment is over and you’re thankful you survived, but now what? Join us at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 as the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders hosts a panel discussion about life after breast cancer. The topics include:

How often to have screening tests and finding a primary care provider
Jennifer Hazen, RN, OCN, Patient Navigator

Symptoms which are important to report after treatment
Mahesh Pandey, MD, Hematologist/Oncologist

Sexuality, body image, and coping with changes in relationships
Maura Clark, LCSW, Oncology Social Worker

Mind and body how they work together to effect recovery
Anne Brown, MD, Internal Medicine and Cancer Survivor

Healthy lifestyle changes to stay cancer free
Dorothy Guild, RN, OCN, Breast Health Patient Navigator

The presentation will begin at 5:30 pm at the Lepage Large Conference Room, 99 Campus Avenue in Lewiston. After the presentations, there will be an opportunity for you to ask your questions of the experts. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. Please call 777-8481 today to register.

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