Community Breast Cancer Resource Center

December 29, 2010

Moving Forward Workshop For Breast Cancer Survivors

Filed under: General, Events — Summer @ 12:04 pm

The Moving Forward Workshop is a series of group sessions that is geared to transition breast cancer survivors from an active cancer treatment perspective into the “new normal” life after cancer and beyond.

Feb. 23
Simple Steps To Healthy Lifestyles, Reducing Your Risk For Lymphedema

March 2
Simple Steps To Financial Health

March 9
Relationships and Intimacy, Managing Menopausal Symptoms

March 16
Simple Steps To Peaceful Living

Memorial Hospital NORTH
4050 Briargate Parkway
(corner of Union and Briargate)
Pine Creek Room
11:00am – 1:00pm

For more information or to register to attend,
call 365-2535.

This support and education series is made possible through a generous grant
Provided by the Southeastern Colorado Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

September 21, 2010

Real Food, Real Choices

Filed under: General, Events — Summer @ 9:54 am

Real Food, Real Choices: Understanding Nutrition During Breast Cancer will take place Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at the Antlers Hilton Hotel. Leslie Bonci, M.P.H., RD, will explain how nutrition and a healthy lifestyle can nourish you on your journey with HER2+ breast cancer. Registration starts at 6:00 PM and the program will begin at 6:30 PM.

Register now for this FREE informative program by calling 1-866-631-6280 or visit www.herstory.com.

July 22, 2010

2010 Southeastern Colorado Race for the Cure®

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Register Now for the 2010 Race for the Cure®!
The 2010 Race for the Cure will be held on September 12th in Garden of the Gods Park. Please go to www.komensecolorado.org and sign up for the 2010 Race for the Cure, Sleep-In for the Cure™, or Pooches in Pink.

Southeastern Colorado Race for the Cure® and Outback Steakhouse Team Up!
Help support the Race for the Cure and enjoy a fabulous meal provided by Outback Steakhouse. This special Race luncheon will take place on August 14th and tickets are only $20. Each ticket holder will receive a four-course meal that includes appetizer, salad, steak & chicken, dessert, and a non-alcoholic beverage. Race teams interested in selling tickets as a means of raising money for your team can contact teams@komensecolorado.org. Please call the Komen office at 632-8887 if you wish to purchase tickets or help sell tickets to the event.

June 8, 2010

Activating Your Body’s Healing Intelligence

Filed under: General, Events — Summer @ 11:05 am

Tap into your body’s mind-body-spirit healing potential with Memorial Health System’s Activating Your Body’s Healing Intelligence workshop. Learn how to use your inherent healing abilities during and after cancer treatment. Information will be presented on two occasions, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, June 24 and on Thursday, September 30th. To attend one of these sessions, register by calling 365-2535. The workshops will be held at Memorial Hospital NORTH, located at 4050 Briargate Parkway in the Pine Creek Room.

May 11, 2010

Komen Resources in Colorado Springs

Filed under: General, Websites — Summer @ 9:41 am

Komen Resources in Colorado Springs (http://komen.ppld.org/)

Take a look at this new local directory of breast health resources organized by your needs and mapped for your convenience. The directory was put in place through the efforts of students and faculty of Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Komen volunteers, Komen administration, Pikes Peak Library District and the Pikes Peak Breast Health Connection. You will find resources related to these topics: Cultural and Ethnic, Diagnosis and Treatment, Education, Financial, Services and Supplies, and Support.

March 23, 2010

Join the Discussion!

Filed under: General, Websites — Summer @ 1:47 pm

Are you looking for an active discussion forum to talk about your diagnosis, treatments, or day to day experiences? Breastcancer.org may be just the place for you. With 60 forums and more than 66,000 members, breastcancer.org covers a wide variety of breast health topics. Many discussions have posts hours or even minutes old.

To review open discussion topics click the following link. http://community.breastcancer.org/

You can register for breastcancer.org forums with a username, email, and password by following this link.
http://community.breastcancer.org/member/register

January 19, 2010

Breast Health and Cultural Beliefs - The 11th Annual Multicultural Conference

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Breast Health and Cultural Beliefs
Celebrating our Differences and Similarities

The 11th Annual Multicultural Conference
Saturday, February 27, 2010
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Renaissance Denver Hotel
3801 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80207

Call 303-744-2088 X309 for more information

Country for the Cure!

Filed under: General, Events — Summer @ 10:40 am

Candy Coburn is coming to town to perform a benefit concert for the Southeastern Colorado Affiliate of Komen for the Cure. The concert starts at 7 PM on February 25th, 2010 at the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Tickets are $35 for the concert and $70 for a VIP dinner in addition to the concert.

Please call 632-8887 for more information.

November 23, 2009

Mammography Guidelines – Should they change or should they stay the same?

Filed under: General, News articles — Summer @ 2:18 pm

Recently, The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) changed its guidelines for mammography. The Task Force no longer recommends mammograms for women aged 40 to 49 and now recommends biennial screening for women aged 50 to 74 years of age. The American Cancer Society, however, urges women to continue their annual mammograms starting at age 40.
To learn more, please follow these links to the USPSTF recommendation as well as the response from the American Cancer Society.

September 30, 2009

Breast Health Seminar

Filed under: General, Events — Summer @ 1:43 pm

Please join us October 26, 2009, at 5:30 P.M. for a free Breast Health Seminar sponsored by The Pikes Peak Breast Health Connection.

You will:
1. Learn the three things you can do right now that could save your life
2. Find out if you are at risk of breast cancer.
3. Become skilled at breast self examination
4. Ask the experts everything you every wanted to know about your breast health
Spanish translation will be provided.

The Breast Health Seminar will be held at Penrose Library, in the Carnegie reading room. Penrose Library is located at 20 N Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

Please RSVP by Oct 14 by calling (719) 578-3111.

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