Managing Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatments

November 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
St Mark's
85 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Support Connection

Open to people living with breast cancer. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

The treatment of breast cancer with chemotherapy, targeted therapies, hormonal therapy and radiation therapy aims to eradicate cancer cells. This may also cause varied side effects which can be long-lasting and impact each person differently. This program will address the questions: What are the common side effects resulting from cancer treatment? How can the symptoms of side effects be managed to maintain quality of life during treatment and beyond?

SPEAKER: Nancy Hacker, RN, BSN, OCN, a certified oncology nurse at Memorial Sloan Kettering at Sleepy Hollow. Her areas of focus include the education of patients undergoing treatment for breast and gynecological cancers. Her strengths include direct symptom management in relation to side effects from chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and radiation therapy.



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