Breast Cancer Survivor Seminar

Breast Cancer Network Presents Breast Cancer Survivor Seminar

Buffalo, NY, November 27, 2017 – The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) will collaborate with Windsong Radiology Group, PC to present a seminar for breast cancer patients and survivors on Thursday, December 7th at 6:30 PM. The seminar is titled “Surviving Cancer – Creating your Life Plan” and will be presented by Windsong Breast Care Coordinator, Kay Dekker, RN, BSN. Windsong will host the seminar at their facility at 55 Spindrift Dr, Williamsville.

The free seminar is the eighth installment of a ten part wellness series designed for breast cancer survivors and it is funded by a grant received from the New York State Department of Health. Registration is required and can be made online at www.bcnwny.org or by calling BCN at 706-0060. The program will include light refreshments.

Kay Dekker has been an Executive Nurse manager for over 25 years. She attained her Bachelors in Nursing, with a Minor in Business and Marketing from Niagara University.  She has a diverse background specializing in the fields of developmental disabilities, assisted living, home care, hospice, and breast oncology. Her presentation will include discussion on treatment, the latest research, survivorship, clinical trials, and resources available to Western New York women.

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY, founded in 1988, is dedicated to the education, support, and advocacy for breast cancer patients and survivors of WNY. This volunteer driven organization is located in Depew, NY,  offering a full schedule of support groups, restorative health classes, education programs, and outreach for survivors and newly diagnosed patients.

Windsong Breast Care was the first breast care program in Western New York to achieve accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. The program provides a multidisciplinary team approach – from early detection, rapid diagnosis, and consultation to individualized leading edge treatment plan options and a survivorship program. At Windsong Breast Care, their surgeons, radiologists, genetic counselors, and oncologists determine the best course of treatment based upon the individual’s diagnosis.

 

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