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Komen Conversations is a series of educational discussions for breast cancer survivors and fighters hosted by Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge
Details for Session 11:
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
Date: August 8th, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 7 PM
Location: Community Access Network Community Room
800 Fifth Street
*Caregivers and Co-survivors are welcome to register and attend with their survivor/fighter.
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Past Komen Conversations
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.