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Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County is an organization that provides hope, information and emotional support to women and men affected by breast cancer.

Events

We offer events for everyone affected by breast cancer.
  • “Dealing with Financial Stress” PRESENTER: Raquel Capellan, Community Education Coordinator, Visions Federal Credit Union   Join Raquel Capellan, Community Education Coordinator from Visions Federal Credit Union for a seminar that will teach you how to deal with financial stress. We'll teach you ways to identify the stressors associated with financial strain, and provide you with some helpful ways to combat them. We'll also help you navigate financially stressful situations. Designed for all survivors, guest speakers provide valuable information during the sessions, always allowing time for mutual sharing and support. No Registration necessary. FREE for survivors.

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  • Do you have a family history of cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a genetic mutation? You are not alone. Network with others who understand what you’re going through. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions or just listen in a safe, supportive environment. Feel free to bring a friend or family member. Join us and live your life empowered! This event is FREE. RSVP/Questions: Diane at dianer@facingourrisk.org

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  • "Zumba Gold" PRESENTER: Linda Donofrio, Patient Liaison, Advance Home Health Care A daytime program for survivors offer guest speakers on topics of interest. A complimentary, light healthy lunch provides an opportunity to connect with others for support. Pre-registration required: Call 610.478.1447 or email Lynn@BCSSBerks.org

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  • Do you have a family history of cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a genetic mutation? You are not alone. Network with others who understand what you’re going through. It’s a great opportunity to ask questions or just listen in a safe, supportive environment. Feel free to bring a friend or family member. Join us and live your life empowered! This event is FREE. Location: Sweet Ride Ice Cream RSVP/Questions: Diane at dianer@facingourrisk.org

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  • Self-Care Workshop Presenter: (Rev.) Deborah S Mitchell, Interfaith/Interspiritual Minister, Guided Transitions, LLC Connect with other young women who know what it's like to face breast cancer while juggling a myriad of issues young women face. Meet other young women in Berks County who are dealing with breast cancer. No Registration necessary. FREE for survivors diagnosed 45 or younger.

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  • Insurance PRESENTER: PICPA/Ashley N Blessing, CPA, Supervisor, Herbein CPAS + Consultants Designed for all survivors, guest speakers provide valuable information during the sessions, always allowing time for mutual sharing and support. No Registration necessary. FREE for survivors.

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Survivors Talk About Their Experience

With Breast Cancer Support Services First Presented at Our Fall 2012 Conference

Contact A Survivor

When you’re facing breast cancer, talking to someone who’s been there can really help.

  • Nina
    Occupation:  Organist at Alsace Lutheran Church and Clerical Assistant for J. Mikulsky Railway Supply Co. My story: I am 62...
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  • Vanessa
    Hobbies/interests:  I love crafting, exercising, spending time with my family. My Story: I live in Lebanon with my boyfriend and...
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  • Terri
    Hobbies/interests:  Volunteering at BCSS and the Rotary Club of Muhlenberg. My Story:  I live in Reading/Muhlenberg area.  My family and...
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  • Cher
    My Story: I was diagnosed at age 56 with stage 3C breast cancer.  I underwent a complete mastectomy and started...
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  • Colleen
    Occupation: Field Service Operations Manager Hobbies/Interests: Travel, biking, spending time with family and friends. My Story: I live in Sinking...
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