Thursday, August 16, 2012

Free Breast Cancer Survivor Support Group offered at St. Vincent’s Medical Center

BRIDGEPORT - A free breast cancer survivor support group, sponsored by St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound, meets on the first and third  Tuesdays of every  month from 5:30 to- 7:00 p.m. on Level 4 of the Elizabeth Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care,  adjacent to St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800  Main St. Bridgeport. Upcoming dates are Aug. 21 and Sept. 18, according to a statement.

"The Breast Cancer Survivor Support Group provides information and resource to women dealing with breast cancer at any stage of survivorship.  Breast cancer patients are also given the opportunity to share their questions and concerns about the disease," the statement said.

Facilitators are Maureen Pelletier, RN, OCN and Joyce Flynn, Network of Strength Volunteer, the statement said.

No reservations required, free parking with validated ticket.

For more information, call St. Vincent’s SWIM line at 203-576-6158 or visit

To learn more about this or other health and wellness programs and support groups offered through St. Vincent’s Medical Center, visit

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.


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