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Breast Cancer Support & Education

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Breast Cancer Education Series

The Magee-Womens Breast Cancer Program offers the Women's Cancer Education Series to provide you and your loved ones with the latest information on women's cancer.

The Breast Cancer Education Series is held monthly in Conference Rooms A and B in Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC free of charge. The goal of the program is to provide you and your loved ones with information to help you understand breast cancer treatments and expectations.

Topics are presented by the program’s experts and include:

  • Coping and communication methods
  • Risk identification
  • Prevention and detection techniques
  • Treatment options

In addition to hearing from program experts, you will have the opportunity to learn from other patients’ experiences and exchange information. You are encouraged to bring a list of any questions to the session.

Registration is required. To register, please visit the UPMC Class and Events Online Registration and search Magee-Womens Hospital. 

Nutrition and Food Demonstrations

The Womens-Cancer Center holds monthly Nutrition and Food Demonstrations for those receiving treatment or scheduled for follow-up visits.

Survivorship Workshops

The Magee LiveWell Survivorship Program of Magee-Womens Cancer Program of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers LiveWell Survivorship Workshops semi-annually to:

  • Address issues specific to cancer survivorship
  • Are highly interactive
  • Allow survivors to work with experts on the long-term effects of cancer and its treatment