2017-10-11 / News


Support Groups

Several breast cancer support groups meet regularly in the area. It is recommended that anyone interested in attending a meeting call in advance to confirm.

Virginia Breast Center
First Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m.
601 Watkins Centre Parkway, Suite 200
Kathy Childers, 594-3130, 893-8623,

The Hawthorne Cancer Resource Center
Wednesdays 6:30-8 p.m.
Johnston Willis Hospital
1401 Johnston-Willis Drive

Robin Yoder, 330-2136,

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital
Cancer Center
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Forest Medical Plaza
7611 Forest Ave., Suite 320
Susan Guckenberg, 200-7033

Advanced Breast Cancer Support,
Henrico Doctors’ Hospital
Cancer Center
First Thursday of the month, 4-5 p.m.
Forest Medical Plaza
7611 Forest Ave., Suite 320
Susan Guckenberg, 200-7033

African American Breast Cancer
Support Groups,
5th Baptist Church library
Second Thursday of the month, 5:30-7 p.m.
1415 W. Cary St.
Theresa Teekah,

Sisters Network Central VA Chapter
Third Sunday of the month, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
105 East Clay St.,
Zelma Watkins, 447-4027
(Caregivers, friends, family also welcome)

Look Good, Feel Better workshops

National Cancer Information Center Look Good Feel Better is dedicated to improving the quality of life and self-esteem of people undergoing cancer treatment. The free program offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach beauty techniques to help people with cancer face their diagnosis with greater confidence. Registration is required. (800) 227-2345

10th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event

His or Hers Salon & Spa
Thursday, Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m., 6521 Lake
Harbour Drive. Door prizes, raffles, hors
d’oeuvres, complimentary services and
more. $5/suggested donation. 639-2880,

2018 Race for the Cure

Brown’s Island
Saturday, May 12, 7:30 a.m., 7th and
Tredegar Streets.

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