(Highland, IL) – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland will host an introductory meeting of their new Breast Cancer Support Group on Thursday, August 16 at 6pm in the hospital’s Sullivan Room. Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided.
 
Following the introductory meeting, the group will meet each month on the first Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Sullivan Room, unless otherwise noted. Upcoming dates and topics include:
 
September 5: Importance of Exercise after Diagnosis
Presented by St. Joseph’s Rehab Department on the Oncology Wellness Program
 
October 3: “Pink” Painting Party
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Please pre-register in advance to reserve your spot (618) 651-2885
 
November 7: Don’t Let Cancer Spoil your Thanksgiving
Nutrition tips for the Holidays presented by St. Joseph’s Dietician, Brooke Lipe
*This session will start at 5:30 p.m.
 
December 12: Coping with Holiday Stress when you have Cancer
Tips presented by pastoral care & Deb Elledge, RN Nurse Navigator
*This session will take place on the 2nd Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Frisse Room at the hospital
 
For questions or more information, please contact Deb Elledge, RN Nurse Navigator at (618) 651-2885 or debbie.elledge@hshs.org.

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