WHAT: Neal Niznan, LCSW, will discuss Advanced Breast Cancer: Coping with Changing Emotions at an upcoming meeting hosted by Living Beyond Breast Cancer. After being diagnosed with advanced (metastatic) breast cancer, many women experience feelings of fear and uncertainty. Mr. Niznan will address those feelings, help participants understand where they come from and provide helpful coping strategies. Participants will also learn how to discuss difficult topics with family and friends, as well as find out how and where to get additional support.
Mr. Niznan is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 13 years of experience in the oncology field. He currently works in the department of radiation oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and has a private practice for individual, couple and family therapy. He specializes in helping people manage the emotional impact of cancer.
WHEN: Monday, November 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Cherry Hill Library, 1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
WHY: Living Beyond Breast Cancer provides networking opportunities and access to renowned experts to help women understand the fear and uncertainty related to a diagnosis of advanced breast cancer.
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Living Beyond Breast Cancer, founded in 1991, is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life. Programs and services include: an educational website, lbbc.org; the toll-free Survivors’ Helpline at (888) 753-LBBC (5222); national conferences; free teleconferences; networking programs; quarterly newsletters; publications for medically underserved women; healthcare-provider trainings; recordings; and the Paula A. Seidman Library and Resource Center.
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