Komen Conversations


Komen Conversations is a series of educational discussions for breast cancer survivors and fighters hosted by Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge

*Caregivers and Co-survivors are welcome to register and attend with their survivor/fighter.

Brought to you by Survivor Sponsor:

Past Komen Conversations

Details for Session 12:

Topic: Workout Class for Survivor/Fighters 

Orange Theory Fitness in Roanoke hosted a FREE one hour private class for breast cancer survivors and fighters! 

Details for Session 11: **Rescheduled Date Pending**

Topic: The Role Nutrition Plays in Recovery

Learn how nutrition can play a role in your recovery post-diagnosis as well as reduce your risk of breast cancer recurrence. Nutritionist Casey Coffey will be leading a workshop on health and wellness and its connection to your diet. Breast cancer survivors, fighters, co-survivors and caregivers are invited to attend this free event

Details for Session 10:

Topic: Breast Cancer Metastasis
Dr. Melanie Rutkowski discussed metastasis and how factors such as gut health can increase the risk of developing metastatic breast cancer.

Details for Session 9:

Topic: Pilates for Survivors and Fighters
Teresa Julian lead a Pilates workshop in Lynchburg to discuss the benefits of exercise when it comes to preventing breast cancer and recovery post-survivorship.

Details for Session 8:

Topic: Combating Chemo Brain
Dr. Brice Jackson discussed how occupational therapy can be utilized to address cognitive decline associated with chemotherapy treatments.

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