Lean On Me Breast Cancer Network One-to- one emotional support for the newly diagnosed breast cancer patient taking from diagnosis to surgery to adjuvant therapies.
Program Directors: Dara DeRisi Lucia, Sharon Pape
SHARSHARET – “Culturally-Relevent Breast Cancer Educational Resource Booklet” Sharsheret, Hebrew for chain, is a non-profit organization in New York that supports young Jewish women and their families facing breast cancer. Their mission is to offer support to women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals and related resources.
Program Director: Elana Silber
St. Barnabas Hospital - Mobile Mammography Free mammography screening, a clinical breast exam and education of self-breast examination provided to the poor and uninsured throughout the Bronx.
Program Director: Patricia Belair
“Strength to Strength”Wellness Program – Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center This breast cancer wellness and aftercare program for women who are completing treatment is designed to restore strength, flexibility and a positive body image in the wake of their treatment.
Program Director: Randy Hight
Necessities, Inc. – “Necessities Bag” – Bags are designed for the pre and post mastectomy patient filled with essentials for wound care, hygiene and personal comfort.
Program Directors: Maureen Lutz, Fran Mendelowitz
Support Connection – Customized Care Services for Breast Cancer Survivors One-on- one peer counseling, hotline and customized information for breast cancer patients from diagnosis through treatment, recovery and beyond.
Director: Katherine Quinn
Cancer Support Team – “Nursing Care, Education, Information and Support for People with Breast Cancer and their Families”
Program Director: Judith Dobrof