SHARE NEWSLETTER | OCTOBER 2014
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! In case you missed it (or want to see it again), you can check out a recording of Dr. Susan Love's webinar, "The Cost of the Cure: Collateral Damage from Breast Cancer Treatment." And see a review of NPR producer Madhulika Sikka's book, A Breast Cancer Alphabet.
Educational Programs
Please register by emailing rsvp@sharecancersupport.org
Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, SHARE Main Office
Featuring Dr. Emiliano Cocco of the Yale University School of Medicine 


Sign up to get a reminder before each program.
Webinars and SHARE Talk Radio
Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Online
Featuring Dr. Don Dizon, Oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. Register


Wed, Oct 15, 2014, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Online
Programas en espanol
Consejos de nutricion para sobrevivientes de cancer de seno (Nutrition Tips For Breast Cancer Survivors) 
mié 15 oct, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center (Campus Oeste)325 West 15th Street, Manhattan, NY
con God's Love We Deliver
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lun 27 oct, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center (LatinaSHARE), Salón de conferencia #3, 234 East 149th Street
Bronx, NY
con God's Love We Deliver

mar 21 oct, 11:30 am - 11:30 am- Online
con La Dra. Edith A. Pérez
October 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Women with metastatic breast cancer often feel isolated from the greater breast cancer movement because their needs and experiences are so different. Here are three ways you can show your support:

 

Join the Thunderclap to send an automatic unified message to your social media followers that you support women with MBC.

Participate in the Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day Twitter Chat on October 13 at 12:30 PM ET using hashtags #MBCADchat and #advancedBC

SHARE Advocate Testifies for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
SHARE Ambassador and ovarian cancer survivor Lisa Franklin (far right) joined SHARE Executive Director Jackie Reinhard in testifying before the NYC Council Health Committee on September 18. They were supporting a resolution recognizing September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in NYC. The resolution was sponsored by City Councilman Rafael Espinal (3rd from right), whose mother died of ovarian cancer. The resolution passed!
Support Groups in SHARE's Office
Breast Cancer Support -- Ongoing
Tues, Oct 14 & 28, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Breast Cancer Support -- Japanese 
Fri, Oct 10, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri, Oct 24, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Breast Post-Treatment Support 
Wed, Oct 1 & 22, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Breast Reconstruction
Thu, Oct 23, 6:00 pm
Caregiver Group
Tues, Oct 14, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Coping with Aromatase Inhibitors and Tamoxifen
Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 pm
DCIS
Mon, Oct 6, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lymphedema Support Group
Wed, Oct 1, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ovarian Cancer Support
Wed, Oct 8 & Mon, Oct 27, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please register through SHARE's helpline, 212-382-2111.
Support Groups from Your Home
Video Conference Support
Young Women and Breast Cancer: Video Conference Support Group
Tues, Oct 7, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Telephone Support Groups
Thu, Oct 9 & 23, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Special October Programs for Harlem Support Group
Breast Cancer and the Environment, Tues, Oct 7, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Participants will learn to identify and avoid chemicals of concern in their daily lives and how to choose safer and affordable produce, personal care, cleaning, and even pest control products for themselves and their families. 

Pink Ribbons: Screening, Tues, Oct 21, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
This documentary on the commercialization of the breast cancer movement will be shown.

Both programs are part of SHARE's support services focused on the concerns of African, African-American, and Caribbean women and take place at 215 W. 125th St., 2nd Fl. (between Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. & Frederick Douglass Blvd.) in Manhattan.
We Run for Hope 5K Run/Walk -- Join Us!
Join us Saturday, October 4th, in Flushing for the We Run for Hope 5K Run/Walk. Dr. Martha Eddy, co-founder and director of Moving for Life, will be a featured speaker! Sign up here or donate here.
Pink and Teal
In October, some great corporations will be hosting Pink and Teal seminars, including the Hearst Corporation, Morgan Stanley, and New York Magazine. These corporations are great because of their work and their concern for their employees -- evidenced by the fact that they're offering Pink and Teal Seminars on breast and ovarian cancers! Does your company want to join this list of great corporations by hosting a seminar? Contact Arlene Matlick today for more information.
Photos from 11th Annual A Second Helping of Life Tasting Event
See more photos from our highest-grossing event yet, bringing in $470K and counting!
Lesbian Cancer Initiative: 8-week support group
The Center's Lesbian Cancer Initiative (LCI), in collaboration with SAGE and CancerCare, will run an 8-week, professionally facilitated group for those age 30 and over who are living with a cancer diagnosis.  This group is open to anyone with a cancer diagnosis whether early stage, in- or post-treatment or living with metastatic cancer. The group will meet at CancerCare, 275 7th Avenue. The group is free, but intake is required. Contact LCI: 646-556-9294
Cancer Today magazine and e-newsletter
Published quarterly by the American Association for Cancer Research, Cancer Today magazine empowers patients, survivors and caregivers with reliable, reader-friendly reporting on the latest advances in cancer research, insider looks at people driving progress against cancer, guidance on being an active partner in one's treatment and more. Sample articles from the latest issue here. Cancer Today's free monthly e-newsletter contains links to web exclusives, information about events and resources, and magazine highlights. Sign up here.
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