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The Voice of People With Breast Cancer


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Blood Clots and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

Did you know 1 in 5 blood clots are related to cancer and its treatment? Treatments involving hospitalization, surgery, chemotherapy, and hormonal therapy can increase your blood clot risk. In collaboration with the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), this program aims to inform all cancer patients about the risk of blood clots.

The speaker, Jeffrey Zwicker, M.D. is Chief of Hematology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 




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Wednesday, March 22nd, at 3:00PM EST


  • Breast cancer patients and their caregivers
  • Ways to reduce your risk
  • How to protect yourself from life-threatening blood clots
  • Two patients share their stories: Olympia Cepeda, MPH, a breast cancer patient and the Director of LatinaSHARE and Senior Outreach, and Heidi Kugler, who is an ovarian cancer patient and member of SHARE's Ongoing Ovarian Cancer Support Group

To register click here.



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