Mastectomy Patients

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-6000.8000-500

    Individuals who are in the process of making a decision about whether to have a mastectomy, are scheduled for a mastectomy or have had a mastectomy and are in the process of recovering, possibly with the aid of radiation or other further forms of treatment. A mastectomy is a surgical procedure in which malignant tissue in the breast and surrounding structures is removed.

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    ADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAMProvides a statewide breast cancer hotline offering information, referrals, support groups for women and men with breast cancer. The goal is to educate, support and empower and advocate for breast cancer patients, professionals and the community, call our hotline seven days a week and speak with specially trained, professionally supervised volunteers for information, referrals and emotional support. Previous support groups were offered to those who are: General Support Group; Support Group for Friends and Family of People Diagnosed with Breast Cancer; Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40; Stage 4/Metastatic Breast Cancer; Touchstone: Book Club/Support Group; Cafecito – On-Going Breast Cancer Support Group for Latina Women; Online Support Group; Support Group for Men with Breast Cancer and Time-Limited, Topic-Focused, Psychoeducational Breast Cancer Groups. Support Groups are available upon request. If you do not see the group you want below, please call our hotline at (800)877-8077. We form support groups based upon your requests and needs. All support groups are free & confidential. In addition the program offers workshops, forums, and seminars all aimed as a supplement to treatment. Check the calendar for the most current programs offered.NassauADELPHI NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE & SUPPORT PROGRAMADELPHI UNIVERSITY
    BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP IOffers newly diagnosed breast cancer patients(up to one year post-diagnosis) information about the illness, treatment and the opportunity to discuss challenges and experiences with their peers.NassauBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP INORTHWELL HEALTH
    BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP IIOffers women diagnosed with breast cancer for more than one year the opportunity to discuss challenges and experiences with their peers.NassauBREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP IINORTHWELL HEALTH
    BREAST HEALTHOffers breast examinations, training in breast self-examination, and state-of-the-art mammography services and needle localization of suspect masses. Employs services of specially trained surgeons to provide lumpectomies or mastectomies, if needed. Offers radiation therapy. Conducts patient and family support groups. Participates in collection of data concerning possible environmental causes of breast cancer and distributes and in distribution of educational material.SuffolkBREAST HEALTHSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    BRIDGE TO SURVIVORSHIP-BREAST CANCEROffers breast cancer survivors, who have completed treatment, information and support. Meetings will be held in the Monter conference room every other month depending on speaker availability. Please call for more information.NassauBRIDGE TO SURVIVORSHIP-BREAST CANCERNORTHWELL HEALTH
    FORTUNATO BREAST HEALTH CENTERProvides education, early detection, support groups and counseling for women who have breast disease or related problems. Services include: screening and diagnostic mammography, comprehensive breast evaluation, ultrasound, mammotome and stereotactic breast biopsy and bone density DEXA Scans.SuffolkFORTUNATO BREAST HEALTH CENTERJOHN T. MATHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    GRUPO DE APOYO DE MUJERES LATINAS CONCANCER EN LOS SENOSOffers Latino breast cancer survivors opportunities to discuss their experiences. Call for meeting dates.SuffolkGROUPO DE APOYO DE MUJERES LATINAS CONCANCER EN LOS SENOSNORTHWELL HEALTH
    ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION SUPPORT GROUPOffers women diagnosed with breast cancer the opportunity to discuss challenges and experiences with their peers. Please call for exact dates and times.SuffolkISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION SUPPORT GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    ON TREATMENT BREAST CANCER GROUPOffers breast cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment the opportunity to discuss their experiences with other indviduals.NassauON TREATMENT BREAST CANCER GROUPNORTHWELL HEALTH
    REACH TO RECOVERYProvides visitation and support for diagnosed breast cancer patients. One-to-one pre-surgery telephone support also available.SuffolkREACH TO RECOVERYAMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY-EASTERN DIVISION
    SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND, AMITYVILLEOffers African-American breast cancer survivors opportunities to discuss their experiences. Call for meeting dates.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND, AMITYVILLENORTHWELL HEALTH
    SISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND:HUNTINGTONOffers African-American breast cancer survivors opportunities to discuss their experiences. Call for meeting dates.SuffolkSISTERS OF GREATER LONG ISLAND:HUNTINGTONNORTHWELL HEALTH

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