Metastatic Breast Cancer
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 7:00pm
Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Ave
Garden City, NY
Presented in collaboration with Winthrop-University Hospital Breast Health Center
Participants will hear from a physician, social worker, movement therapist and a woman with Stage IV breast cancer. The panel will provide up-to-date medical information, support and resources to help manage and live well with metastatic breast cancer.
Nina D’Abreo, MD, is an attending physician at Winthrop-University Hospital where she is an active member of Winthrop’s Breast Program, the only Nassau County program accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Dr. D’Abreo serves on the Breast Cancer Advisory Committee, which is dedicated to improving all aspects of breast health and is responsible for developing the breast clinical trials program. She currently serves as the principal investigator of several cooperative group-sponsored breast cancer clinical trials at Winthrop designed for breast cancer prevention, early stage and metastatic breast cancer and is also initiating local outcomes-based research. Dr. D’Abreo is Assistant Professor of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook. She has a particular interest in HER2-positive breast cancer and breast cancer survivorship.
Sandi Kafenbaum, LCSW, has been the Counseling Group Coordinator at the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program for over 20 years. She develops and facilitates support groups for women, men, couples and family members, consults with health care professionals in setting up group programs, speaks to community groups about breast cancer issues, and works
extensively with social work interns.
Sharon Epstein, MS, ADTR, CLM is a registered dance/movement therapist, trained in The Lebed Method and Moving For Life. She has integrated creative art therapies into her work in hospitals, nursing homes and schools, teaching people of all ages and abilities. She connects body, mind and spirit techniques to create balance and steadiness to bring about relaxation and serenity.
is required. Please call 516.877.4325 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS
NY Statewide Breast Cancer
Hotline & Support Program
All services are free and confidential.