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Breast Cancer Support Groups and Events

The Johns Hopkins Breast Center offers support groups and special events across several hospital locations as well as other off-site locations to provide patients, families, caregivers, and friends an opportunity to connect with one another and learn how to cope with the various steps throughout the breast cancer journey. Specific event details are listed below. All events are free unless otherwise noted. 

Support Groups

Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response After a Cancer Diagnosis

Tuesdays | 2-3 p.m. | Sibley Memorial Hospital, Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2
Thursdays| 7-8 p.m. | Sibley Memorial Hospital, Medical Building, Conference Room 4

Join others affected by a cancer diagnosis in a mindfulness meditation session. Come learn ways to regulate the stress response, discover a deeper sense of ease and gain a greater sense of balance and intentional choice in your life. Open to all cancer survivors, family members, and caregivers. Facilitated by Ann Gosling, Ph.D. 

To register or for more information, contact Pam Goetz at 202-243-2320 or at pgoetz4@jhmi.edu


Yoga for Women Cancer Survivors

Mondays | 7-8:15 p.m. | Sibley Memorial Hospital, call for exact room location
Wednesdays | 9:30- 10:45 a.m. | Sibley Memorial Hospital, Renaissance Building, Conference Room 

Amy Dara Hochberg teaches weekly meditative, gentle and restorative yoga using mindful movement, balance and breathing techniques to help women with a history of cancer reduce anxiety, improve quality of life and regain sense of self.  $7 per class, scholarships available. Walk-ins welcome with cash/check, if space permits.

Register online or contact Pam Goetz at 202-243-2320 or at pgoetz4@jhmi.edu.


Facing Forward: A Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Support Group

Mondays | 5:30-7 p.m. | Johns Hopkins Suburban Hospital

This support group for women who have completed treatment within the past year addresses the unique feelings and concerns faced by survivors upon the completion of cancer treatment.   Facilitated by Stephanie Stern, LCSW-C, oncology social worker.

Registration required; contact Susan Jacobstein at 301-896-6837

Events


Meditation and Mindfulness: Practices to Help Regulate the Stress Response 

Tuesdays | 2-3 pm | Sibley Memorial Hospital | Sibley Renaissance Building, Conference Room 2
Thursdays |7-8 pm | Sibley Memorial Hospital | Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4

Patients, family members and caregivers will learn ways regulate the stress response, discover a deeper sense of ease and gain a greater sense of balance and intentional choice in their lives. No prior experience needed. Facilitated by Anne Gosling, PhD.

For more information, contact Pam Goetz at pgoetz4@jhmi.edu or at 202-243-2320. 

 

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